Cryptogamia


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in former classification systems: one of two major plant divisions, including all plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi

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Moreover, mosses, like ferns, liverworts, lichens, algae, and mushrooms, were plants that Linnaeus called Cryptogamia, or clandestine marriage, meaning plants whose reproductive mechanisms he could not identify.