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Ch 6: Classification in the Plant Kingdom

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Classification in the Plant Kingdom - Chapter Summary

Whether you're new to the concept of classification in the plant kingdom or want to refresh your existing knowledge, this chapter can help! Expert instructors have developed fun video lessons you can watch anytime to study algae, the kingdom plantae, angiosperms and more. After finishing the lessons, you will be ready to:

  • List facts and characteristics of the kingdom plantae
  • Define and discuss characteristics of algae
  • Identify and describe characteristics and types of bryophytes
  • Discuss the characteristics, classification and life cycle of phylum pteridophyta
  • Share the definition, characteristics and types of gymnosperms
  • Explain the meaning and characteristics of angiosperms

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Kingdom Plantae: Facts, Characteristics & Examples

1. Kingdom Plantae: Facts, Characteristics & Examples

Life on earth is made up of six kingdoms of organisms, including kingdom plantae, which includes all plant life. This lesson explores facts about this kingdom, reviewing the characteristics members of this kingdom share, giving examples, and exploring how important this kingdom is the everyday life of human beings.

What is Algae? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples

2. What is Algae? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples

Unlike plants, the eukaryotic microorganism Algae can't specialize tissue into features like flowers or roots. Discover the features of algae and its diverse types through examples from around the world.

Bryophytes: Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

3. Bryophytes: Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples

Bryophytes are non-vascular moss plants that you mostly find growing on rocks near ponds, streams or bodies of water. Learn more about their types, definitions and characteristics and review a few examples of them.

Phylum Pteridophyta: Characteristics, Classification & Life Cycle

4. Phylum Pteridophyta: Characteristics, Classification & Life Cycle

The phylum pteridophyta is a group of vascular plants with a life cycle that alternates between sporophytes and gametophytes. Learn about ferns and their relatives; the defining characteristics of pteridophyta; lycophytes; whisk ferns, horsetails, and true ferns; and the life cycle of pteriodophyta.

Gymnosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Types

5. Gymnosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Types

Gymnosperms are widely viewed as the first plants on planet Earth to create seeds. Gymnosperms are flowerless plants that produce seeds along the surface of cones or short stalks. Learn about the definition, characteristics, and types of gymnosperms.

Angiosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Examples

6. Angiosperms: Characteristics, Definition & Examples

Angiosperms are plants that produce flowers and are the largest group of plants in the plant kingdom. Learn about their definition and characteristics, see examples of angiosperms, and understand the various forms of angiosperms on Earth.

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