This magnified cross-section shows young sporophytes
fertilised female cells of a Liverwort. The little
sporophytes can not
live on their own but depend on the mother plant for
food to grow and
produce spores. When they mature, the spore sacs burst
and each spore that
lands in a suitable spot may develop into a new
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