Definition of Division 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).
Generic synonyms: Division
Group relationships: Kingdom Plantae, Plant Kingdom, Plantae
Member holonyms: Bryophyte, Nonvascular Plant, Moss Family, Moss Genus, Anthoceropsida, Class Anthoceropsida, Bryopsida, Class Bryopsida, Class Musci, Musci, Class Hepaticae, Class Hepaticopsida, Hepaticae, Hepaticopsida
Derivative terms: Bryophytic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Division Bryophyta
Literary usage of Division Bryophyta
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1. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"The division Bryophyta (meaning moss plants) is the next great group of plants above the division ..."