from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of mosses, the true mosses, characterized by having the spore-case separated from the wall of the capsule by a hollow cylindrical intercellular space.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. category used in some classification systems for mosses having the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow intercellular space


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