This course provides students with an overview of the various groups of existing and disappeared plant organisms. Studies are addressed from a morphological, anatomic, biological and evolutionary standpoint of autotrophous protists (algae), lichens, bryophytes, seedless vascular plants, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Emphasis is made on material plants evolutionary steps: transition from aquatic to terrestrial environments, acquisition of vascularization, first appearance of seeds and fruit. Emphasis is made on angiosperms, highlighting the causes for their success and diversity.
InstructorMadriñan Restrepo Santiago
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