Genera of Mosses

Genera of Mosses

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Caption: Plate from 18th century encyclopedia showing genera of mosses including: byssi, confervae, tremellae, usneae, coralloides, lichenoides, mnium and sphagnum. Botanically, mosses are non-vascular plants in the land plant division Bryophyta. They are small (a few centimeters tall) herbaceous (non-woody) plants that absorb water and nutrients mainly through their leaves and harvest sunlight to create food by photosynthesis. They differ from vascular plants in lacking water-bearing xylem tracheids or vessels. Mosses reproduce using spores, not seeds and have no flowers.

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Keywords: bryophyta, byssi, confervae, coralloides, encyclopedia, herbaceous, illustration, lichenoides, mnium, moss, mosses, photosynthesis, plants, spore, spores, sunlight, tremellae, usneae

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