Archegoniatae


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Archegoniatae

a nonsystematic grouping of primitive plants, e.g. BRYOPHYTA, in which the female reproductive organ is an ARCHEGONIUM.
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Antithetic alternation, he believed, had probably arisen independently in several distinct phyla, including the Archegoniatae, the green Confervoideae (a taxon that included Coleochaete), the Florideae (red algae), and the Ascomycetous Fungi.
Primitive land plants, also known as the archegoniatae.