Which of the following plants produce seeds?
Which of the four categories of plants produce naked seeds?
What plants have unprotected seeds?
noun. A plant that has seeds unprotected by an ovary or fruit. Gymnosperms include the conifers, cycads, and ginkgo. ‘Taxonomists can now say that the ferns’ closest cousins are the seed plants – angiosperms (flowering plants) and gymnosperms (such as conifers).
Why is a gymnosperm a naked seed?
The name gymnosperm means naked seed, which is the major distinguishing factor between gymnosperms and angiosperms, the two distinct subgroups of seed plants. This term comes from the fact that the ovules and seeds of gymnosperms develop on the scales of cones rather than in enclosed chambers called ovaries