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bryophyte

any plant of the division Bryophyta, a division containing the liverworts (see HEPATICAE and mosses (Musci). These plants do not possess a vascular system and there is always an ALTERNATION OF GENERATIONS with distinct SPOROPHYTE and GAMETOPHYTE generations.
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The bryophytes (mosses, liverworts and hornworts) stand for the second largest group of the simplest green land plants following angiosperms, and are phylogenetically placed between the algae and the pteridophytes.
Distribution and ecology of epiphytic bryophytes and lichens in dry evergreen forest of Guyana.
All bryophytes recorded in the plantations were classified as follows: short-lived species or perennial species, based on Dier[beta]en [47].
These communities are also colonised by bryophytes other than Sphagnum species (Leon, 2012), and this diversity is concealed in releves focussing on vascular plants.
Contribution of atmospheric deposition to tissue concentrations of mercury in acuatic bryophytes.
Gigaspermaceae), new to the bryophyte flora of South America.
Diversity patterns and biomass of epiphytic bryophytes and lichens along an altitudinal gradient in the Northern Andes.
Bryophytes depend on the appropriate signals for sex expression, and developmental pattern of gametangia and sporophytes.
A preliminary survey of the bryophytes of two cedar glades.
Algae formed 9 per cent of the total new species while pteridophytes and bryophytes contributed to 2 and 3 per cent, respectively.
In order to be able to get a better grasp of the interactions that might exist between the lichens and the bryophytes, that is, between inter-category lichens and lichens and the diameter of the given phorophyte, a statistical analysis is clearly indispensable.