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Adiantum Structure and Life Cycle


Taxonomic Position Division: Filicophyta Class: Leptosporangiopsida Order: Filicales Family: Polypodiaceae Genus: Adiantum   Adiantum is widely distributed fern with 200 known species. It grows in mild climate. Moist and shady places are liked by Adiantum as habitat. Morpholigical features of Adiantum (External Structure) Body of Adiantum can be divided into …

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Anthoceros Structure, Asexual & Sexual Reproduction (Life Cycle)

Anthoceros belongs to; Division: Bryophyta Class: Anthocerotopsida Order: Antherocerotales Family: Atherocerotaceae This genus contains about 200 species, which are distributed all over the world, especially abundant in moist areas of tropical and temperate regions of earth. Anthoceros Structural Features: External Structure (Morphology): Like other bryophytes the dominant generation of Anthoceros …

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Red Shifted Chlorophyll Facts

Red Shifted Chlorophyll

Red Shifted Chlorophyll: Chlorophylls are molecules which absorb light during photosynthesis. We are familiar with four different types of chlorophylls molecules, termed as Chlorophyll a, Chlorophyll b, Chlorophyll c, and Chlorophyll d. All these pigments can be found within light harvesting complex of photosystem. For a long time Chl a …

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Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus) Facts


The purple flower(Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus)) in above figure is looking very beautiful. But this plant is not known for its beauty it is an important plant with respect to medicinal and food uses. Scientific Name: Cynara cardunculus Common Names: Cardoon and in Urdu it is known as oont katara. Uses: …

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