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Funny Funny Ferns !. THE MOST PRIMITIVE TRACHEOPHYTES (Phylum) ARE THE FERNS. FERNS belong to Subphylum : PTER IDO PHYTA – “WINGED PLANT”. WHAT IS A “TRACHEOPHYTE?. TRACHEID CELL. Fetal Pig’s Trachea. What is a “PTERIDOPHYTA” A Winged Plant? Try to remember PTERODACTYL. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Funny Funny Ferns !FERNS belong to Subphylum :PTERIDOPHYTA WINGED PLANTTHE MOST PRIMITIVE TRACHEOPHYTES (Phylum) ARE THE FERNS
WHAT IS A TRACHEOPHYTE?TRACHEID CELLFetal Pigs Trachea
What is a PTERIDOPHYTA A Winged Plant? Try to remember PTERODACTYL.
A long long time agoThe earth was very different. It was warm, swampy and strange plants were colonizing the land.
Carboniferous ForestGiant ferns reached into the sky, and the moist soil was covered in mosses. Ancient plants that no longer exist grew thick upon the ground. Today we still use these forests in the form of coal and oil.
First ferns are estimated to be about 400 million year old
Morphology of FernsSEEDLESS VASCULAR PLANTS
Alternation of Generations
VERY SMALL HEART-SHAPED NON-VASCULAR GAMETOPHYTE WITH RHIZOIDS. Sporophyte sprouting up.
Ferns Exhibit a DOMINANT SPOROPHYTE GENERATION
Local Ferns DEER FERN
Maiden Hair Fern
What did a fern rhizome say to its leaflets after they frolicked in the shade?Will you be my Frond
What did the polite fern say to the other fern after they bumped fronds?Oh I am so SORI
Why couldnt the fern get a gig with the rock band?Because I Could Only Play The Fiddle
Why was it that the other plants didnt want to play any board games with the spoiled fern?He Was A Spore Looser
Why was the Fern seen Hitchhiking by the side of the road after his car broke down ?He was desperate for a Rhiz Home