Definition of Bryophyta

1. Noun. 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).


Definition of Bryophyta

1. n. pl. See Cryptogamia.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bryophyta

Bryan
Bryan Donkin
Bryansk
Bryant
Bryant's sign
Bryant's traction
Bryant's triangle
Bryanthus taxifolius
Bryce
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryn
Brynhild
Bryon
Bryonia alba
Bryonia dioica
Bryophyta
Bryopsida
Bryson
Brython
Brythonic
Brythons
Bryum
Brønsted-Lowry acid
Brønsted-Lowry acids
Brønsted-Lowry base
Brønsted-Lowry bases
Brønsted acid
Brønsted base
Bsp6I methyltransferase
Bt2cAMP

Literary usage of Bryophyta

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1. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae) by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"... (bryophyta)-HEPATICAE—MARCHANTIALES THE first division of the ... or bryophyta, comprises the three classes, Hepaticae or Liverworts, ..."

2. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"SERIES I. bryophyta.—The first series includes the Mosses and Liverworts, which are cellular plants, with complete alternation of generations, ..."

3. An Introduction to Structural Botany by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1904)
"CHAPTER II THE bryophyta THE step which we are about to take, in passing on to our next type, carries us across one of the widest gaps in the Vegetable ..."

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