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Noun1.Bryales - category used in some classification systems for mosses having the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow intercellular space
plant order - the order of plants
Bryopsida, class Bryopsida, class Musci, Musci - true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
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(Bryales) based on plastid, mitochondrial and nuclear marcks and the taxonomic implications.
polyantha 11-Pyp/ TAS3a,d,f Hookeriales Hookeria lucens 49-H/ TAS3b,c,e Pohlia nutans Pnu-30698 TAS3a,d,f Bryales Plagiomnium medium 41-Pme/ TAS3a,d,f Ptychostomum 72-Pps/ pseudotriquetrum TAS3a,d,f P.
Even so, in highly favorable conditions of water availability, the Bryales (the typical mosses) may grow surprisingly fast: for example, on Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic archipelago, a specimen of Meesia triquetra living in a favorable site (near a watercourse) was observed to grow 1.2 in (3 cm), whereas the growth of the sedges in a nearby pool was only one tenth as great.