Which structure(s) allow the sporophyte of vascular plants to be protected against drying out? a....
Which structure(s) allow the sporophyte of vascular plants to be protected against drying out?
a. the waxy covering of leaves called the cuticle
b. small openings in the leaves called stomata
c. guard cells that surround each stoma
d. all of these structures protect the dominant sporophyte from drying out
The multi-celled living organism that grows in either soil or water and is composed of a cuticle and cell wall is called a plant. The several plant characteristics are reproduction, photosynthesis, multicellular, autotrophic, stomata for gaseous exchange, and a cuticle.
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The diploid phase of plant life that uses meiosis to produce haploid spores that can directly develop into an adult plant is called the sporophyte....
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Learn about the cuticle layer of a plant. See cuticle structure and function, and understand what structure prevents water from escaping a plant's leaves.
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