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VIRIDIPLANTAE (lower green plants)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Subkingdom)

Anthocerophyta (hornworts) Division (Bot.)   1 ident refs
BRYOPHYTA (mosses and Liverworts)
ANDREAEOPSIDA (rock mosses), eg: Andreaea rupestris (Black Rock-moss) - Close-up BRYOPSIDA (mosses), eg: Rhytidiadelphus loreus (Little Shaggy-moss) - Close-up POLYTRICHOPSIDA (a class of mosses), eg: Unidentified Polytrichum (Unidentified Polytrichum Hair-mosses) - Plants SPHAGNOPSIDA (bog mosses), eg: Sphagnum tenellum (Soft Bog-moss) - Plant with capsules TETRAPHIDOPSIDA (a class of mosses), eg: Tetraphis pellucida (Pellucid Four-tooth Moss) - Gemmae
Phylum 145 subtaxa 50 ident refs
Charophyta (stoneworts and other charaphycean algae)
CHAROPHYCEAE (stoneworts), eg: Chara hispida s.s. (Bristly Stonewort) - Shoot tip with chalky covering removed ZYGNEMATOPHYCEAE (desmids and filamentous charophycean algae), eg: Unidentified Zygnematales (Unidentified Desmids and Filamentous Charophycean Algae) - Cell
Division (Bot.) 57 subtaxa 41 ident refs
CHLOROPHYTA Pascher, 1914 (green algae)
CHLOROPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Haematococcus pluvialis (a green alga) - Aplanospores TREBOUXIOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Schizochlamydella delicatula (an alga) - Colony ULVOPHYCEAE (a class of green algae), eg: Acrosiphonia arcta (a green seaweed) - Thallus
Phylum 44 subtaxa 29 ident refs
LYCOPODIOPHYTA (clubmosses and quillworts) Phylum   2 ident refs
JUNGERMANNIOPSIDA (a class of liverworts), eg: Metzgeria furcata (Forked Veilwort) - Thallus MARCHANTIOPSIDA (thallose liverworts), eg: Riccia sorocarpa (Common Crystalwort) - Small plant - in situ
Phylum 57 subtaxa 11 ident refs
PTERIDOPHYTA (ferns and allies)
EQUISETOPSIDA (a class of horsetails), eg: Equisetum telmateia (Great Horsetail) - Plant - in situ POLYPODIOPSIDA (a class of ferns), eg: Ceterach officinarum (Rustyback) - Plant - side view PSILOTOPSIDA (a class of ferns), eg: Ophioglossum vulgatum (Adder’S Tongue, Adder's-tongue) - Plant
Phylum 55 subtaxa 79 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 80 general literature references to VIRIDIPLANTAE (lower green plants)

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