Bryophyta definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic division in the kingdom Plantae — the mosses.
    • A botanical title at the position of division or phylum including all bryophytes (the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts).
  • noun-plural:
    • See cryptogamia.
  • others:
    • A division of higher cryptogams, like the Hepaticœ and mosses.
  • noun:
    • a division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids as opposed to real origins and achieving little or no organized vascular muscle and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing kinds and spore-bearing types; comprises real mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida)

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