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Funariales


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(subclass Bryidae)

An order of acrocarpous mosses which are usually small. The leaves are ovoid or lance-shaped and have a thin nerve. The calyptra are large. There are many genera, including Funaria, Physcomitrium (see pear moss), and Splachnum. They are found mainly on soil.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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