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moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule) acrocarp , acrocarpous moss
any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem acrogen
variety of club moss alpine clubmoss , ground cedar , ground fir , Lycopodium alpinum , Lycopodium clavitum , Lycopodium complanatum , Lycopodium lucidulum , Lycopodium obscurum , princess pine , running pine , shining clubmoss , staghorn moss , tree clubmoss
moss, study of bryology
study of moss bryology
in some classifications considered a separate phylum: microscopic arachnid-like invertebrates living in water or damp moss having 4 pairs of legs and instead of a mouth a pair of stylets or needlelike piercing organs connected with the pharynx class Tardigrada , Tardigrada
very small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies family Psychodidae , Psychodidae
type and sole genus of the Selaginellaceae; evergreen mosslike plants: spike moss and little club moss genus Selaginella , Selaginella
United States playwright who collaborated with many other writers including Moss Hart (1889-1961) George S. Kaufman , George Simon Kaufman , Kaufman
open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss moor , moorland
agate resembling moss with brown, black, or green markings moss agate
sphagnum moss peat
(botany) fringe of toothlike appendages surrounding the mouth of a moss capsule peristome
moss having the archegonium or antheridium on a short side branch rather than the main stalk pleurocarp , pleurocarpous moss
case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule sac , theca
stalk of a moss capsule seta
peat moss sphagnum
moss which decomposes into peat sphagnum
moss, single-celled reproductive body in spore
placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination stratification
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