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Bryales

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Bryales is an order of mosses, including the following families:

The order used to be defined broadly to include the Rhizogoniales, but is now used in a narrower sense.[1] A species of the Mniaceae genus Rhizomnium, Rhizomnium dentatum, was described from fossil gametophytes preserved in Baltic amber.[2]

References

  1. ^ Buck, William R. & Bernard Goffinet. 2000. "Morphology and classification of mosses", pages 71-123 in A. Jonathan Shaw & Bernard Goffinet (Eds.), Bryophyte Biology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). ISBN 0-521-66097-1.
  2. ^ Heinrichs, J; Hedenäs, L; Schäfer-Verwimp, A; Feldberg, K; Schmidt, AR (2014). "An in situ preserved moss community in Eocene Baltic amber". Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 210: 113–118. doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2014.08.005.
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Bryales: Brief Summary

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Bryales is an order of mosses, including the following families:

Bryaceae Catoscopiaceae Leptostomataceae Mniaceae Phyllodrepaniaceae Pseudoditrichaceae Pulchrinodaceae

The order used to be defined broadly to include the Rhizogoniales, but is now used in a narrower sense. A species of the Mniaceae genus Rhizomnium, Rhizomnium dentatum, was described from fossil gametophytes preserved in Baltic amber.

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