Cryptogamia


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Noun1.Cryptogamia - in former classification systems: one of two major plant divisions, including all plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi
division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
kingdom Plantae, plant kingdom, Plantae - (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
Phanerogamae - in former classification systems: one of two major plant divisions, including all seed-bearing plants; superseded by the division Spermatophyta
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On the germination, development, and fructification of the higher Cryptogamia, and on the fructification of the Coniferae.
1852-1853; atlas, 1855); Botany: Phanerogamia Part I (1854; atlas, 1856); Botany: Phanerogamia, part 2 (never printed); Botany: Cryptogamia.
The wreath from the Yorkshire Naturalists' Union was a reindeer moss - a tribute to another of his botanical interests, cryptogamia, plants that reproduce by spores.