cryptogamia definition

  • noun:
    • The show or division of flowerless plants, or those never having true stamens and pistils, but propagated by spores of various sorts.
    • in former classification methods: 1 of 2 significant plant divisions, including all flowers which do not bear seeds: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi
  • others:
    • In botany, in the Linnean system of classification, the second great series and final class, which included all plants in which there were no stamens and pistils, and therefore no proper flowers: thus distinguished from the first series, Phænogamia.

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