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Definition of the noun nonvascular plant
What does nonvascular plant mean as a name of something?
- any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of nonvascular plant: bryophyte
- more generic term: nonvascular organism = organisms without vascular tissue: e.g. algae, lichens, fungi, mosses
- more specific words:
- member of: Bryophyta / division Bryophyta = 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
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by Michael Allaby, Chris Park
heartwood heather herb herbaceous hydrophyte latewood leaf leaf area index legume lignified macrophyte mesoflora mesophyte mesquite monocotyledon nectar nonvascular plant palm perennation perennial perennial plant phloem ...
by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson
A nonvascular plant that may have differentiated stems and leaves, but that has no true roots. Liverworts and mosses are bryophytes. Cf: thallophyte; pteridophyte. bryoman (bry-0-zo'-an) Any ...
by John M. Lackie
Physcomitrella patens A moss; the first nonvascular plant to have its complete genome sequenced. Web portal: http://moss.nibb.ac.jp/ physical mapping The process of assembling genomic DNA clones that completely cover a genetic locus.
by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek
cryptogamic crust The thin layer of mosses, lichens, liverworts, free-living algae, and cyanobacteria that comprise the nonvascular plant matrix on the soil surface in steppe habitats. cryptogenic Of uncertain ...
A Dictionary of Ecology (2010)
by Michael Allaby
bryophyte A nonvascular plant belonging to the division ...
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