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The following questions consist of two statements — Assertion (A) and Reason (R).
Assertion (A) : $$Marsilea$$ and ferns are referred to as cryptogams.
Reason (R) : Cryptogams have inconspicuous or hidden organs.
Mark the correct choice as: （ ）
A. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
B. Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
C. A is true but R is false.
D. A is false but R is true.

A
4.6
4.6

Solution

$$Marsilea$$ is a fern which comes under the division pteridophyta in the plant kingdom. Presence of inconspicuous or hidden reproductive organs are the characters of pteridophytes. They do not produce seeds so they are regarded as cryptogams.