The conspicuous part of a fern plant is called the sporophyte. A sporophyte is a mature fern that produces spores. More » Science Biology Botany

A plant life cycle diagram shows a sporophyte plant create a spore that grows into a gametophyte plant that releases gametes, which then combines with another gamete to form the embryo of another sporophyte plant. The ex... More » Science Biology Botany

The leaves are the part of the plant that produces food. The process of producing food is called photosynthesis, which requires sunlight, water, chlorophyll, minerals and carbon dioxide. More » Science Biology Botany
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