Q. Which of the following can be categorized as Cryptogamic plants?
1. Liverworts
2. Ferns
3. Algae
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

All of them are cryptogamic plants 

  • A cryptogam is a plant or a plant-like organism that reproduces by spores without flowers or seeds. 
  • The term Cryptogamae means “hidden reproduction”, referring to the fact that no seed is produced. Thus, cryptogams represent the non-seed-bearing plants. 
  • Cryptogamic plants include Algae, mosses, liverworts, lichens, ferns, and fungi