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hornwort

[′hȯrn‚wȯrt]
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Twenty-three species of mosses, 13 species of liverworts and hornworts and 47 species of lichens were recorded and identified at least to genus level from the 26 sites.
Goffinet & Shaw, 2009), we believe the classification of Crum and Anderson (1981) of the bryophytes as a single Division with three subdivisions--liverworts (Marchantiophytina), mosses (Bryophytina), and hornworts (Anthocerophytina)--best reflects the overall relationships of monosporangiates.
hornworts share a common ancestor with tracheophytes, mosses form a sister group to this combined lineage, and liverworts mark the transition to land, .
Water lilies bloom in the center of the pond to cut down the amount of sunlight hitting the hornworts.
The other major division, Bryophyta, comprises liverworts, hornworts, and true mosses.
lichens, mosses, liverworts, and hornworts to assess which ones are rare.
There are horned vipers, hornworms, hornworts, hornstones, hornbeam shrubs, and hornbilled birds.
The nature and distribution of vegetative desiccation tolerance in hornworts and mosses.
Unlike hornworts and liverworts, the sporophyte grows to maximum height before sporogenesis occurs.
This similarity indicates a closer-than-expected relationship between green algae and hornworts, Niklas says.