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BRYOPSIDA (mosses)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

BUXBAUMIIDEAE (a subclass of mosses) Subclass   1 ident refs
EUBRYIDEAE (a subclass of mosses)
BRYALES (an order of mosses), eg: Bartramia pomiformis (Apple Moss, Common Apple-moss) - Fertile plant - in situ DICRANALES (an order of mosses), eg: Campylopus atrovirens (Bristly Swan-neck Moss) - Dry plant ENCALYPTALES (an order of mosses), eg: Encalypta streptocarpa (Spiral Extinguisher-moss) - Cell structure in mid-leaf FUNARIALES (an order of mosses), eg: Physcomitrium pyriforme (Common Bladder-moss) - Leaf cells - leaf base and alar cells GRIMMIALES (an order of mosses), eg: Schistidium apocarpum s.l. (a species aggregate of mosses) - Plant HOOKERIALES (an order of mosses), eg: Hookeria lucens (Shining Hookeria) - Leaf cells - leaf base HYPNALES (pleurocarpous mosses), eg: Rhytidiadelphus loreus (Little Shaggy-moss) - Close-up ORTHOTRICHALES (an order of mosses), eg: Orthotrichum affine (Wood Bristle-moss) - Plant POTTIALES (an order of mosses), eg: Gymnostomum aeruginosum (Verdigris Tufa-moss) - Plant - in situ
Subclass 116 subtaxa 22 ident refs
POLYTRICHIDEAE (hair-mosses) Subclass   1 ident refs
RHIZOGONIALES (an order of mosses) Order 2 subtaxa  
CALOMNIACEAE (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Calomnion complanatum (Hook.f. & Wilson) Lindb. (a moss) Species   1 ident refs
RHIZOGONIACEAE (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Leptotheca gaudichaudii Schw√§gr. (a moss) Species   1 ident refs
SPLACHNALES (an order of mosses) Order 1 subtaxon  
SPLACHNACEAE Greville & Arnott (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Splachnum ampullaceum Hedw. (Cruet Collar-moss)
Plant bases
Unidentified Bryopsida (Unidentified Mosses)
Plant - in situ

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Brightman, F.H. & Nicholson, B.E., 1966 The Oxford Book of Flowerless Plants
Smith, A.J.E., 1978 The Moss Flora of Britain & Ireland

Urban mosses

Pilkington, S., 2011 Confusing urban mosses part 1: ground-dwellers
Pilkington, S., 2011 Confusing urban mosses part 2: mortar-dwellers

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 5 general literature references to BRYOPSIDA (mosses)

BRYOPSIDA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(mosses and Liverworts)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 269 feeding and other relationships of BRYOPSIDA (mosses)

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