What Are The General Characteristics Of Pteridophytes?

Pteridophyta is one of the older groups of plants present in the Plant kingdom, which have evolved much earlier than the angiosperms. Silver fern, Equisetum, Selaginella are important examples of Pteridophyta.

The general characteristics of Pteridophytes are:

  1. They are seedless.
  2. They are multicellular.
  3. They reproduce through spores.
  4. They are independent and free-living organisms.
  5. They have a well-differentiated plant body into root, stem and leaves.

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