scale moss


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scale moss

n
(Plants) any of various leafy liverworts of the order Jungermanniales, which resemble mosses
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Noun1.scale moss - moss-like liverwort with tiny scalelike leavesscale moss - moss-like liverwort with tiny scalelike leaves; usually epiphytic
hepatic, liverwort - any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
Jungermanniales, order Jungermanniales - large order of chiefly tropical liverworts