Diversity Of Living Plant Divisions

Plant phylogeny vs time image

Non-vascular Plants (Bryophytes)
Division Name Order Name Common Name No.of Species
Marchantiophyta .......... liverworts 8,000
Anthocerotophyta .......... hornworts 100 - 200
Bryophyta .......... mosses 12,000
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Vascular Plants (Pteridophytes)
Division Name Order Name Common Name No.of Species
Lycopodiophyta .......... club mosses 1,200
Pteridophyta .......... ferns, horsetails 11,000
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Vascular Seed Plants (Gymnosperms)
Division Name Order Name Common Name No.of Species
Cycadophyta .......... cycads 160
Ginkgophyta .......... ginkgo 1
Pinophyta .......... conifers 630
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Vascular Seed Plants (Angiosperms)
Division Name Order Name Common Name No.of Species
Magnoliophyta
Nymphaeales water lilies 80
Magnoliidae magnolias, avocado 9,000
Monocotyledonae grasses, orchids, palms 70,000
Eudicotyledonae sunflowers, oaks 175,000
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