Botany 200 Gymnosperm Diversity

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Botany 200 final gymnosperm diversity


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  • 1. 
    In a gymnosperm the seeds are gown where 
    • A. 

      On the surface of sporophylls

    • B. 

      In fruits

    • C. 

      Neither, gymnosperms do not produce seeds

  • 2. 
    Sporophylls are highly modified leaves 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An ovule contains a _______which contains nucellus and a megasporocyte.  
  • 4. 
    Following pollination how long does it take the sperm to reach the egg and from a zygote in a gymnosperm 
    • A. 

      9 months

    • B. 

      12 months

    • C. 

      15 months

  • 5. 
    The worlds oldest tree is named what 
    • A. 

      Phodelous Pinus Longaeu

    • B. 

      Methuselal Pinus Longaeu

    • C. 

      Medithica Pinus Longaeu

  • 6. 
    ____ canals develop in the ______ throughout the plant 
    • A. 

      Vascular, wood

    • B. 

      Resin, Mesophyll

    • C. 

      Vascular, Mesophyll

  • 7. 
    The Phylum Ginkophyta is found typically where? 
    • A. 

      Southern Hemisphere

    • B. 

      Western Hemisphere

    • C. 

      Northern Hemisphere

  • 8. 
    Ginkophyta trees are monoecious 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Ginkophyta mature seed enclosed with a fleshy seed coat give off what kind of odor? 
    • A. 

      Fruity odor

    • B. 

      Vomit odor

    • C. 

      Perfume odor

  • 10. 
    The phylum Cycadophyta look like what 
    • A. 

      Forest trees

    • B. 

      Christmas trees

    • C. 

      Tropical trees

  • 11. 
    Cycadophyta have...
    • A. 

      "naked" seeds

    • B. 

      Fruits

    • C. 

      Flagellated sperm

  • 12. 
    Cycadophyta have a ______ covered cone that pollen swims into to get to the ovules 
  • 13. 
    What phylum is closely related to angiosperms 
    • A. 

      Ginkophyta

    • B. 

      Cycadophyta

    • C. 

      Gnetophyta

  • 14. 
    ______ contain vessel elements in their xylem
    • A. 

      Ginkophyta

    • B. 

      Gnetophyta

    • C. 

      Cycadophyta

  • 15. 
    _________ is found in dry regions of the southwestern US
    • A. 

      Gnetophyta

    • B. 

      Cycadophyta

    • C. 

      Ephedra

  • 16. 
    Ephedra can be monoecious or dioecious depending on the species 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    _______ are vine like with broad leaves that look similar to angiosperms 
    • A. 

      Gnetum

    • B. 

      Welwitschia

    • C. 

      Ephedra

  • 18. 
    _______ have short stems and produce only 2 leaves throughout their life. the leaves are wide and strap like. 
    • A. 

      Gnetum

    • B. 

      Welwitschia

    • C. 

      Ephedra

  • 19. 
    Welwitschia plants are ___ plants and are the only gymnosperm known to conduct this way. 
  • 20. 
    Eastern white pine 
    • A. 

      Pinus strobus

    • B. 

      Taxis brevifolia

    • C. 

      Sequoia Sempervirens

  • 21. 
    Turpentine comes from Conifer ______. 
  • 22. 
    Douglas fir are true firs 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Douglas firs are the most desired timber in the world
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Sequoia Sempervirens 
    • A. 

      Pacific yew

    • B. 

      Coastal redwoods

    • C. 

      Bald Cypress

  • 25. 
    Taxodium Distichum
    • A. 

      Bald Cypress

    • B. 

      Coastal redwood

    • C. 

      Douglas fir

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