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Gemma

Gemma

(Science: plant biology) a bud or outgrowth of a plant which develops into a new organism. A leaf bud rather than a flower bud.


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Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the

... (haploid phase) that is dominating phase in all bryophytes life cycles (that's why they are so characteristic among higher plants, aren't they?). Gemma(e?) however, are creations characteristic for liverworts and are produced by gametophyte in special bowl-like structures. They are produced by ...

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by SU_reptile
Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:58 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the
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Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the

I am afraid we might get a question like that on the exam, since so many things can be compared. I know that the gemma allows for asexual reproduction, and that it needs water for asexual reproduction... But I feel that I'm still missing something... Thank you!

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by OoBiologyoO
Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:53 pm
 
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Topic: Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the
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Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the

Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the moss spores... how are they different? :? Thanks!

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by OoBiologyoO
Mon Sep 25, 2006 6:45 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Hello! I am a bit confused by the liverwort gemma and the
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