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arielcharney
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Moss reproduction

Post by arielcharney » Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:59 pm

I am very cofused with mosses: I know they are all homosporic, but then how do they have seperate male and female gametophytes? Are there different sexes of sporophytes? Also are mosses dioecious?
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Post by Linn » Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:49 pm

most moss species, produce both gametangia
on the same plant, however there are a few
species that have seperate male and female.
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