What are Pteridophytes?

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    Catherine
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    What are Pteridophytes? Are they cryptogams? What type of plants are they?

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    Aditya Sardana
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    Pteridophytes are the plants which can be best described as the vascular cryptogams. Vascular cryptogams are those cryptogams (seedless plants) that have a well developed conducting system (vascular system). The term Pteridophyte is formed from “Pteron” (feather) + “Phyte” (plant), which means plants having feather like fronds (leaves). Pteridophytes reproduce by the means of spores. Ferns are the best examples of Pteridophytes.

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    Daisy
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    Thanks, very explanatory definition of Pteridophytes. Also, I liked the way each term in the post has been defined for a layman.

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    Anita25
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    Yes, I agree with you Diasy.

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