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|Noun||1.||Anthoceropsida - hornworts: in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida|
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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)
Anthocerotales, order Anthocerotales - hornworts; liverworts having a thalloid gametophyte; in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida