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Definition of the noun bryophyta

What does bryophyta mean as a name of something?

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  1. a division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing forms; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida)

Phrases with Bryophyta

  1. division bryophyta
  2. Anisonema bryophyta
  3. species Anisonema bryophyta

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Google previewGenetics Classical To Modern (2007)

by P. K. Gupta

Bryophyta is a group of the simplest and primitive plants which occupy a position between the green land thallophyta (algae) and the pteridophyta. It is a small group represented by about 960 genera and 24,000 species. They are worldwide ...

Google previewStudy Package for NTSE for class X

by TMH

Bryophyta is a group of non-vascular land plants of moist habitats, in which diploid sporophyte lives as a parasite on independent haploid gametophyte. They occur in damp and shady places. They are usually amphibious in habitat.

Google previewBryophyte Ecology (2012)

by A. Smith

Although the Bryophyta is a relatively small division of plants, with between 14000 and 21000 species the interest that they have aroused is out of all proportion to the size either of the plants or of the division. It is evident, however, that despite ...

Google previewAsking about Life (2005)

by Allan J. Tobin, Jennie Dusheck

Bryophyta is the single division of nonvascular plants. The nine divisions of Tracheophyta are all vascular plants. Table 22-1 The Divisions of Plants Division Bryophyta (mosses, liverworts, 452 PART FOUR DIVERSITY What Are the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (2016)

11th Edition by Various Authors

Between the Hepaticae, Anthocerotales, Sphagnales and Musci, there are no connecting forms known, and it must be left as an open question whether the Bryophyta are a monophyletic or polyphyletic group. The question of the relationship of ...

Google previewDictionary of Biology (2014)

by Bill Indge

Bryophyta functions. The main functions of some of the major parts of the brain are given below. • The forebrain - The cerebrum, or cerebral hemispheres, controls the body's voluntary behavior. It is responsible for analyzing and interpreting ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

Bryophyta Division of the plant kingdom that consists principally of the liverworts and mosses. In evolutionary terms...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Like the mosses (see BRYOPHYTA), liverworts show marked alternation of generations between haploid gametebearing forms (gametophytes) and diploid sporebearing forms (sporophytes), the latter being dependent on the former for ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Contributors to the Natural History of the Free State and Lesotho (2008)

by Rodney Moffett

Bryophyta part 1; Mosses, fascicle 1 Sphagnaceae – Grimmiaceae. Flora of Southern Africa, Botanical Research Institute, Pretoria. Magill, R.E. 1987. Bryophyta part 1; Mosses, fascicle 2 Gigaspermaceae – Bartramiaceae.

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