Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about pteridophytes ? (i) The main plant body is a sporophyte which is differentiated into true roots and leaves. (ii) The leaves are small (microphylls) as in ferns or large (macrophylls) as in Selaginella. (iii) Genera like Selaginella and Salvinia which produce two kinds of sporesmacro (large) and micro (small) spores, are known as heterospores. (iv) Common examples are Funaria, Polytrichum and Sphagnum.
A. Both (i) and (ii)
B. Both (ii) and (iii)
C. Both (i) and (iii)
D. All of these
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Correct Answer : C.
The leaves are small (microphyll) as in Selaginella or large (macrophyll) as in ferns. Funaria, Polytrichum and Sphagnum are common examples of mosses.