Difference between homosporous and hetrosporous

Difference between homosporous and heterosporous

Homosporous Heterosporous
Produces only one type of spores Produces two types of spores
Spores are generally small in size. Spores are generally small microspores and large macrospores
These type of pteridophytes are small in structure and cannot be separated by sex These type of pteridophytes produce two types of spores and are separated by sex
Gametophyte is unisexual Gametophyte is bisexual
Examples: Club mass and puzzle grass Example: Salvinia and Selaginella

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