Definition of Cryptogamia. Meaning of Cryptogamia. Synonyms of Cryptogamia

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Definition of Cryptogamia

Cryptogamia
Cryptogamia Cryp`to*ga"mi*a (kr?p`t?-g?"m?-?), n.; pl. Cryptogami[ae] (-?). [NL., fr. Gr. krypto`s hidden, secret + ga`mos marriage.] (Bot.) The series or division of flowerless plants, or those never having true stamens and pistils, but propagated by spores of various kinds. Note: The subdivisions have been variously arranged. The following arrangement recognizes four classes: -- I. Pteridophyta, or Vascular Acrogens.} These include Ferns, Equiseta or Scouring rushes, Lycopodiace[ae] or Club mosses, Selaginelle[ae], and several other smaller orders. Here belonged also the extinct coal plants called Lepidodendron, Sigillaria, and Calamites. II. Bryophita, or Cellular Acrogens}. These include Musci, or Mosses, Hepatic[ae], or Scale mosses and Liverworts, and possibly Charace[ae], the Stoneworts. III. Alg[ae]}, which are divided into Floride[ae], the Red Seaweeds, and the orders Dictyote[ae], O["o]spore[ae], Zo["o]spore[ae], Conjugat[ae], Diatomace[ae], and Cryptophyce[ae]. IV. Fungi}. The molds, mildews, mushrooms, puffballs, etc., which are variously grouped into several subclasses and many orders. The Lichenes or Lichens are now considered to be of a mixed nature, each plant partly a Fungus and partly an Alga.

Meaning of Cryptogamia from wikipedia

- cl****es, one of which was the "Cryptogamia". This included all plants with concealed reproductive organs. He divided Cryptogamia into four orders: Algae, Musci...
- The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. 5, part II: "Cl**** XXIV. Cryptogamia". London, England: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. p. 7...
- flowering plants, and determined the correct relationships of these to the Cryptogamia. This fixed the position of Gymnosperms as a cl**** distinct from Dicotyledons...
- (Dicotyledones) 584 Liliopsida (Monocotyledones) 585 Pinophyta (Gymnosperms) 586 Cryptogamia (Seedless plants) 587 Pteridophyta 588 Bryophyta 589 No longer used—formerly...
- edition. In it Linnaeus divided the plant Kingdom into 24 cl****es. One, Cryptogamia, included all the plants with concealed reproductive parts (algae, fungi...
- recognized 15 genera of ferns and fern allies, cl****ifying them in cl**** Cryptogamia in two groups, Filices (e.g. Polypodium) and Musci (mosses). By 1806...
- Linnaeus (1754) included algae along with lichens in his 25th cl**** Cryptogamia, he did not elaborate further on the cl****ification of algae. Jean Pierre...
- according to the number of their male ****ual organs. The 24th group, Cryptogamia, included all plants with concealed reproductive parts, mosses, liverworts...
- dioecious plants Cl****is 23. Polygamia: polygamodioecious plants Cl****is 24. Cryptogamia: the "flowerless" plants, including ferns, fungi, algae, and bryophytes...
- (1862), On the germination, development, and fructification of the higher Cryptogamia, and on the fructification of the Coniferæ, London: Robert Hardwicke...
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