Q.17 Which of the following group exhibit more species diversity?

(1) Gymnosperms

(2) Algae

(3) Bryophytes

(4) Fungi

Ans. (d) Fungi are a group of eukaryotic heteromorphic organisms with diverse forms, sizes, physiology, and mode of reproduction. They exhibit more species diversity. This is followed by algae, bryophytes, and then fens and allies.