A sporophyte is the diploid multicellular stage in the life cycle of a plant or alga. It develops from An independent sporophyte is the dominant form in all clubmosses, horsetails, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms that have survived to the.
Thus, in the higher (i.e., vascular) plants the sporophyte is the dominant phase in the life cycle, whereas in the more primitive nonvascular plants (bryophytes).
The sporophyte is the dominant generation, but multicellular male and female gametophytes are produced within the flowers of the sporophyte. Cells of the.
Feb 13, In nonvascular plants like mosses, the sporophyte generation is not the dominant generation. This means that the sporophyte is smaller is size.
As @Shigeta said in the comments: For example, in Homo sapiens, the dominant generation is the diploid phase (sporophyte, you and me) and.
In nearly all land plants, one phase of the two possible phases is dominant-- namely the sporophyte. The "dominance" over the other phase can.