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Synonyms for 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

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Since such biological compounds as aromatic and phenolic substances in bryophytes, aliphatic compounds and fatty acids are preserved against organisms such as mammals, insect larvae, bacteria, fungi, snails, and slugs, almost all species of bryophytes are not damaged by these organisms (Asakawa 2001, 2007b; Xie and Lou 2009; Elibol et al.
Epiphytic bryophytes and habitat variation in montane rainforest, Peru.
NMDS, MRPP and ISA were run with study-plot-level data, using the averaged vascular plants and ground-inhabiting bryophytes cover values for four vegetation plots.
Higher photosyntetic capacity and different functional train scaling relationships in erect bryophytes compared with prostate species, Oecologia 180(2): 359-389.
Phytogeography of the bryophyte floras of oak forests and paramo of the cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica.
Given that 60% of bryophytes worldwide are dioicous (Wyatt and Anderson 1984), most studies on sex ratios have been undertaken on dioicous species, whilst monoicous species have been neglected.
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.
Bryophytes are important in terms of species richness and cover in many habitats, as well as for ecosystem functioning (Goffinet & Shaw, 2009).
2002) compared riverine plants (macroalgae, bryophytes, hydrophytes, and emergent rhizophytes) in the River Rance in France in 1861-1865 with those present in 1995-1996 downstream from a dam constructed in 1938.
Las especies fueron corroboradas a traves de la revision nomenclatural de: Andean Bryophytes, (http://tropicos.
Chapters cover microalgae, bryophytes, ferns, cycads, gymnosperms, and angiosperms, as well as case studies of some individual species of angiosperms.
1999), also lists of indicator species for Estonian woodland key habitats of different forest communities (RT, 2010), but there is no up-to-date list of Estonian mire bryophytes, although bryophytes are the main components in mires and in peat.
2010) and that the early land plants, responsible for the initial greening of the earth and making the land habitable for life as we know it, resembled the bryophytes and that all higher land plants evolved from these pioneers.
Called bryophytes, the species is known to stay dried-out during long, cold winters and then come back to life after a time.