Bryophytes ( Amphibians of plant Kingdom) –
– Group of autotrophic plants with thallus having true roots, stem and leaves with multi cellular sex organs.
– Occurs on damp, humid and shaded soil.
– Root like rhizoids present.
– Main plant body gametophyte bears Antheridia and Archegonia.
– Biflagellate antherozoidsproduced from Antheridium and reach through water to egg in Archegonium.
– Zygote forms sporophyte which produces haploid spores to give rise to new plants.