Bryopsida


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Related to Bryopsida: Hepaticopsida, Bryidae
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Noun1.Bryopsida - true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders AndreaealesBryopsida - true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
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)
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
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For example, Parihar (1965) employed the class names Hepaticopsida, Anthoceropsida, and Bryopsida, respectively.
Category Taxa No of Endemic-- Endemic-- species Serra do Espinhaco Cipo Range Bryopsida 20 0 0 Coniferopsida 2 0 0 Dicotyledoneae 1,465 20 55 Lycopsida 5 0 0 Monocotiledoneae 609 51 30 Pteropsida 56 1 1 Total 2,157 72 86 Category Taxa Non endemic Threatened-- and not MG state threatened Bryopsida 0 20 Coniferopsida 0 2 Dicotyledoneae 73 1,337 Lycopsida 0 5 Monocotiledoneae 40 539 Pteropsida 0 55 Total 113 1,958 Source: Modified from Madeira et al.