bryophyte definition

  • noun:
    • A plant associated with the Bryophyta, a division of photosynthetic, chiefly terrestrial, nonvascular plants, such as the mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.
    • a part associated with the Bryophyta (inside broadest feeling). Any plant where gametophyte (haploid) stage associated with lifecycle may be the bigger, persistent phase, and also the sporophyte (diploid) stage is tiny and influenced by the gametophyte. Bryophytes feature mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.
    • any of numerous plants of the division bryophyta.
    • an associate for the Bryophyta.
    • any of numerous flowers of this unit Bryophyta

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