Internal structure of Marchantia thallus

Photosynthetic tissues in Bryophytes

The photosynthetic tissues are the chloroplast-bearing cells. These cells are present only in the gametophytic plant body or in the thallus in Riccia and Marchantia. While in other Bryophytes, photosynthetic tissues are present in both gametophytes and sporophytes. Photosynthetic tissues:…

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Evolution of Sporophyte in Bryophytes

The evolution of sporophyte in Bryophytes have been explained with the help of two theories – one is the Antithetic Theory or Theory of Sterilization and the other one is the Homologous Theory or Reduction Theory. The antithetic theory states…

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