Plants (Kingdom Plantae). Multicellular eukaryotes Photoautotrophs Terrestrial? Not all plants are terrestrial Return to water from land Move to land was a major step. Move to Land Required Significant Adaptations. Water uptake and loss Gas exchange Reproduction Support. Move to Land.
These are features first seen in ferns, horsetail, whisk ferns
****Similar protection of gametes
Sporophyte relies on gametophyte for nutrients
Develops ~ 50 million years