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BRYOPSIDA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Bryopsida mean? 

BRYOPSIDA (noun)
  The noun BRYOPSIDA has 1 sense:

1. true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales

  Familiarity information: BRYOPSIDA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BRYOPSIDA (noun)


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Meaning:

True mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Bryopsida; class Bryopsida; class Musci; Musci

Hypernyms ("Bryopsida" is a kind of...):

class ((biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders)

Meronyms (members of "Bryopsida"):

Andreaeales; order Andreaeales (comprises a single genus: Andreaea)

Bryales; order Bryales (category used in some classification systems for mosses having the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow intercellular space)

Dicranales; order Dicranales (widely distributed order of mosses with erect gametophores and sporophytes at the tips of stems)

Eubryales; order Eubryales (mosses with perennial erect gametophores and stems with rows of leaves and drooping capsules)

order Sphagnales; Sphagnales (coextensive with the genus Sphagnum; in some classifications isolated in a separate subclass)

Holonyms ("Bryopsida" is a 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; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida))


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