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Plants organisms[1]

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  • 1. Plants
  • 2. • This plant is a species of colonial green algae that forms large, spherical colonies• There are three types of colonies: female, male, and vegetative • Female colonies contain egg bundles • Male colonies contain sperm bundles • All three colonies contain specialized cells called gonidia that allow the plants to reproduce asexually
  • 3. • This plant is a liverwort that resides in the Sphaerocarpaceae family• These liverworts are found in southern California in their natural habitat of hot desert• Habitat loss is a huge concern for these plants as they are confined to a very small geographical area
  • 4. • This is a type of moss commonly called peat moss• One of the most common mosses in Chile• Distinguishable by it’s red coloring
  • 5. • Known as the Common Hornwort• This plant is rootless and lives completely submerged in water• It can be found in quiet ponds, lakes, and streams and serves as a beneficial oxygenator for these bodies of water• This plant is also the most common form of Ceratophyllum in North America
  • 6. • Commonly known as the Puapua moa• Native to the Hawaiian islands except Niihau and Kahoolawe and some other Pacific islands• This plant is located in the Ophioglossaceae family and is a fern
  • 7. • The Maidenhair Tree, as it is commonly referred to, is unique in the fact that it has no living relatives• This tree grows in China and Japan and is used for many purposes including, food and traditional medicine• The leaves on this tree are a green but during fall they turn bright yellow and then fall off (usually within the
  • 8. • This plant is found in Tanzania and is critically endangered• It has long, dark green, semi-glossy leaves surrounding the seed cone• Being part of the gymnosperms, it is a seed baring plant that contains an unenclosed seed
  • 9. • Commonly known as the Pin cherry or Fire cherry, this tree is found a large span of land in the United States and Canada• The name “Fire cherry” does not refer to the bright red color of the fruit on this tree as most would suspect, but in fact refers to the trees’ ability to reforest after forest firesThe small red fruitfound on these treesis used as a verybeneficial foodsource for birds
  • 10. • This plant is known as Common wheat and is a monocotyledon, meaning that it’s seedlings only have one cotyledon (seed leaf)• Common wheat was first domesticated in western Asia and reached North American in the 16th century when the Spanish missions brought it over seas with them• Wheat is a very beneficial plant to humans as it is well adapted to modern day bread making
  • 11. • The Caster Oil plant, as it isThe two cotyledons commonly referred to, is aare very prevalent inthis young caster oil dicotyledon, meaning that it’splant seedlings have 2 distinct seed leaves • This plant is grown in many parts of the world and produces caster oil, which has many uses • Interestingly, the caster oil plant’s seed is highly toxic, due to the amount of ricin it contains; according to the Guinness Book of World Records the caster oil plant is the most poisonous in the world
  • 12. • The daylilly is a plant with a beautiful flower that opens at sunrise and withers at sunset• These flowers are native to China, Japan, and Korea
  • 13. • This plant is known commonly at Welwitschia in English and Tweeblaarkanniedood in Afrikaans• It is found in a small region within the Namib desert in Namibia and Angola• The plants name comes from the name of the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Welwitsch, who discovered it in 1859
  • 14. • Commonly known as Chinese Wisteria, this is a flowering vine that is native to the provinces of China• The vine can be trained into growing like a tree with a wavy trunk and flat top, but is found in the vine shape naturally• The flowers on this plants have colors that range from white, purple, and blue and have a smell that is very similar to grapes
  • 15. • This is a cactus shrub that grows in Chile and Argentina• Can tolerate moisture and cold weather• Has large, satiny, yellow-colored flowers that bloom in late spring
  • 16. • Commonly known as the Coconut Palm• Grown in hot climates• Most commonly planted tree species• Symbol of the tropics and vacationing