cryptogamia


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cryp·to·gam·i·a

(krip'tō-gam'ē-ă),
A nontaxonomic division of the plant kingdom containing all forms of plant life that do not reproduce by means of seeds; included are the algae, bacteria, fungi, lichens, mosses, liverworts, ferns, horsetails, and club mosses.
[crypto- + G. gamos, marriage]
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