Andreaea


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Noun1.Andreaea - brown or blackish Alpine mosses having a dehiscent capsule with 4 longitudinal slits
moss genus - a genus of mosses
Andreaeales, order Andreaeales - comprises a single genus: Andreaea
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In the mosses, the several non-peristomate groups (Andreaea, Sphagnum and Takakia) are confirmed as early divergent forms and Oedopodium is now recognized as sister to the predominate clade of peristomate mosses.
patens, namely, Timmia austriaca (class Bryopsida, subclass Timmiidae), Tetraphis pellucida (class Tetraphidopsida), Bartramiopsis lescurii (class Polytrichopsida), Polytrichum commune (class Polytrichopsida), Andreaea rupistris (class Andreaeopsida), Oedipodium griffithianum (class Oedipodiopsida), and Sphagnum squarrosum (class Sphagnopsida).
By the vote of 13-2, the Committee recommended that the name Andrea be treated as a homonym of the earlier name of mosses of 1801, Andreaea Hedw., thus rendering Canistropsis correct.