Are Bryophytes Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Are Bryophytes Monocots Or Dicots?

Question: Are Bryophytes considered monocots or dicots?

Quick Answer: Bryophytes cannot be classified as either dicots or monocots.

Why Are Bryophytes Not Considered Dicots or Monocots?

There are over 24,700 types of bryophytes, and all of them reproduce by spores rather than seeds. Monocot vs. dicot is a system that uses seed type as the classification criteria.  

Other Plants That Reproduce By Spores

  • Ferns
  • Mosses
  • Liverworts
  • Green Algae
  • Mushrooms