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Regarding reproduction in liverworts : Match the following and choose the most appropriate option:

A. Sexual reproduction 1. green
B. Asexual reproduction 2. unicellular
C. gemmae 3. asexual buds
D. which develop in small receptacles-gemma cups 4. gemmae
5. fragmentation of thalli

( A ) A-4; B-3; C-1,2,3 ; D-4
( B ) A-4; B-3,5; C-1,6 ; D-3,4
( C ) B-4,5; C-1,3,6; D-3,4
( D ) A-4; B-3,5; C-1,2,4 ; D-3

1 Answer

(C) is the right answer.

Asexual reproduction in liverworts takes place by fragmentation of thalli, or by the formation of specialised structures called gemmae (sing. gemma). Gemmae are green, multicellular, asexual buds, which develop in small receptacles called gemma cups located on the thalli.
answered Apr 2, 2014 by pady_1

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