What does bryophyta mean?

bryophyta meaning in General Dictionary

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  • a division of nonflowering plants described as rhizoids without real origins and achieving little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of years between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing types; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida)
  • See Cryptogamia.

Sentence Examples with the word bryophyta

The Bryophyta and Pteridophyta have sprung from the higher Thallophyta, and together form the larger group Archegoniatae, so-called from the form of the organ (archegonium) in which the egg-cell is developed.

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