Which of the following would appear as the pioneer organisms on bare rocks?

  • Option 1)

    Lichens

  • Option 2)

    Liverworts

  • Option 3)

    Mosses

  • Option 4)

    Green algae

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in concept

pioneer species -

The species that invade a bare area are called pioneer species.

- wherein

In primary succession on rocks these are usually lichens which are able to secrete acids to dissolve rock, helping in weathering and soil formation.

 

 


Option 1)

Lichens

This option is correct.

Option 2)

Liverworts

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Mosses

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Green algae

This option is incorrect.

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