Bryophyta

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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

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Further studies with various sterilization times and sterilants, such as sodium dichloroisocyanurate, which has been used with bryophytes (Rowntree and Ramsay, 2005), might also be successful in producing clean gametophyte cultures.
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On the other hand, the bryophytes present a significant correlation vis-a-vis diameter at the same site and vis-a-vis the same phorophyte.
The lack of vegetative change we observed in the Green River downstream of the confluence with Yampa River suggests that the Yampa River ameliorates the effects of Flaming Gorge Dam sufficiently to prevent occurrence of macrophytes and bryophytes.
A third asset he had going for him was his wife, Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton (1857-1934), a prominent bryologist and prolific plant collector, particularly from Caribbean islands, and author of many new bryophyte species and floristic accounts of mosses.
The aim of this study is to present an updated list of mire bryophytes and their community preferences, and to highlight threatened mire species in Estonia.
Catherine La Farge, lead author of the study, recalled that while they were walking along the edge of the glacier margin they saw huge populations of bryophytes coming out from underneath the glacier that seemed to have a greenish tint.
In Algoa Bay, competitive suspension feeders included introduced barnacles (Amphibalanus amphitrite) and, to a lesser degree, indigenous oysters (Striostrea margaritacea) and bryophytes (Jellyella tuberculata and Bugula neritina).
Ash has a mild PH level which endears it to epiphytes - plants that grow on the tree, such as ferns, lichens and bryophytes.
It is an appealing way to present groups usually overlooked by hikers and field guides, and gives readers a vivid sense of the importance of mosses, ferns, bryophytes, fungi, and lichens.
12 In my article last Saturday, December 4, I wrote about a group of plants known as Bryophytes, including mosses and liverworts.
Although widespread among fungi, lichens, and bryophytes, fruit and/or seed dispersal mechanisms operated by rain (ombrohydrochory) are not common among angiosperms as a whole (Brodie 1952; Van der Pijl 1982; Pizo & Morellato 2002) but have been found in several angiosperm genera (Parolin 2006).
Bryophytes (liverworts and mosses) cover much of the lake bottom due to exceptional water clarity; at least one plant (the liverwort Jamesoniella autumnalis) is globally rare, currently found in only three other lakes worldwide.
Our results found that there was no significant, difference between the estimated cover values of bryophytes, forbs, and lichens for both methods at all four sites; however, a small difference was found between the estimated covers of graminoids and shrubs.