Embryophyte

superdivision of plants
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Embryophytes are land plants. They are the most familiar kinds of plants, the bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms and flowering plants. Only a few embryophytes are water plants.

Embryophyta
Scientific classification
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Embryophyta
Moss, clubmoss, ferns and cycads growing in a greenhouse

They don't include the algae. They include the Bryophytes and the vascular plants.

Embryophytes started sometime between the mid-Cambrian and the Ordovician period. Their ancestors were green algae.


Viridiplantae

Chlorophyta


Streptophyta/Charophyta


Charophyceae


Zygnemaphyceae

Zygnemales



Desmidiales




Embryophyta
Bryophyta

Hornworts




Liverworts



Mosses




Polysporangiophyta

Horneophytopsida/Horneophyta


Tracheophyta

Cooksonia




Rhyniophyta


Eutracheophyta/Pteridophyta*


Nothia



Lycophyta



Euphyllophyta
Monilophyta/Ferns

Botrychium




Horsetails



True ferns




Spermatophyte_lineage

Eophyllophyton


Lignophyta

Progymnosperma*


Spermatophyta

Gymnosperma



Angiosperma













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