How are pteridophytes different from the phanerogams?

Pteridophytes are non-flowering plants, whereas; phanerogams are flowering plants. Here are some differences listed below.

Differences are as follows:

Pteridophytes Phanerogams
Do not possess seeds Possess seeds
These flowerless green plants comprise of ferns and their relatives This group has well developed reproductive parts – angiosperms and gymnosperms
They are primitive forms More advanced form
Reproductive structures are concealed hence termed cryptogams Well-differentiated reproductive structures
Embryo is naked Possess embryo with stored food known as seeds

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