class Bryopsida


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Noun1.class Bryopsida - true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaealesclass Bryopsida - true mosses: bryophytes having leafy rather than thalloid gametophytes: comprises orders Andreaeales; Bryales; Dicranales; Eubryales; Sphagnales
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Bryophyta, division Bryophyta - a division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing forms; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida)
Andreaeales, order Andreaeales - comprises a single genus: Andreaea
Bryales, order Bryales - category used in some classification systems for mosses having the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow intercellular space
Dicranales, order Dicranales - widely distributed order of mosses with erect gametophores and sporophytes at the tips of stems
Eubryales, order Eubryales - mosses with perennial erect gametophores and stems with rows of leaves and drooping capsules
order Sphagnales, Sphagnales - coextensive with the genus Sphagnum; in some classifications isolated in a separate subclass
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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).
Particularly, we tested moss species from Timmia austriaca (class Bryopsida, subclass Timmiidae), Tetraphis pellucida (Tetraphidopsida), Polytrichum commune (Polytrichopsida), and Andreaea rupestris (Andreaeopsida).