Orthotrichales

Orthotrichales

[‚ȯr·thō·trə′kā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of true mosses in the subclass Bryidae, characterized by dull, tuft- or mat-forming plants that are probably heterogeneous, making a generalized description difficult.
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