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cryp·to·gam

 (krĭp′tə-găm′)
n.
A member of a formerly recognized taxonomic group that included all seedless plants and plantlike organisms, such as mosses, algae, ferns, lichens, and fungi.

[From New Latin Cryptogamia, former group name : crypto- + -gamia, -gamy.]

cryp′to·gam′ic, cryp·tog′a·mous (-tŏg′ə-məs) adj.
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Adj.1.cryptogamic - of or relating to a cryptogam
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Eldridge DJ, Semple WS, Koen TB (2000a) Dynamics of cryptogamic soil crusts in a derived grassland in south-eastern Australia.
So, this weak rate of the herbivors attack on the culture supposrts the hypothesis that the foliar trichomes are the source of the limitation of the insects attack in the intercropping plots, thereby limiting the progress of cryptogamic deseases generally conveyed by these latters[43, 44, 60, 61,15].
415, 419-21 (2014) (describing the harmful effects of overgrazing as a danger to native plants, stream hydrology, cryptogamic soil crusts, clean water, atmospheric dust particulate concentration, water supply, wildlife, archaeological sites, recreational resources, and aesthetic resources).
Uredinales collected in the Kaghan Valley, Pakistan," In: Cryptogamic flora of Pakistan, Nat.
Cryptogamic epiphytes in primary and recovering upper montane oak forests of Costa Rica-species richness, community composition and ecology.
Moreover, the alluvial soils of meadows not easily flooded can also be used for wine-growing, but generally they are not because of damaging phenomena related to the water supply and the weather--frost, hoarfrost and fog--combined with cryptogamic diseases.
The Universidad Complutense de Madrid partially funded this research (Research Group funding programmes: Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Cryptogamic Plants, UCM 910801).
Cryptogamic epiphytes in primary and recovering upper montane oak forests of Costa Rica--species richness, community composition and ecology.
1958--Phytosociology and ecology of cryptogamic epiphytes--Van Gorcum, Assen.
Early in the album, she presents four drawings on a single sheet of two specimens of Lichen pyxidatus, a cryptogamic plant (fig.
In addition, many of the patches of thin soil bear a cryptogamic crust (cyanobacteria, lichens, mosses and fungi on the soil surface).
Taxonomic studies concerning the Cuban flora of cyanophytes/ cyanobacteria and containing foundation material for the Cryptogamic Flora-De-Cuba.