Differentiate between cryptogams and phanerogams

Q- Differentiate between cryptogams and phanerogams.

Answer- Cryptogams:

1. Cryptogams are seed less plants.

2. Either vascular tissues are present in cryptogams or absent in cryptogams.

3. Cryptogams require water externally.


1. Phanerogams are seed bearing plants.

2. Vascular tissues are always present in Phanerogams.

3. Phanerogams  do not require water externally because fertilization in phanerogams takes place with the help of pollen tube.

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