Question

Archegoniatae include 

A

Algae, Fungi, and Viruses

B

Algae, Lichens, and Bryophytes

C

Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, and Gymnosperms

D

Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Angiosperms

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Correct option is C)

An archegonium is a multicellular structure or organ of the gametophyte phase of plants, producing and containing the ovum or female gamete. The archegonium has a long neck canal or venter and a swollen base. Archegonia are located on the surface of the plant thallus. Plants having archegonium is known as archegoniate. Bryophytes, pteridophytes and gymnosperms are archegoniate plants. Hence the correct option is C.

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