Hookeriales

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Hookeriales
Hookeria lucens (c, 144712-474717) 5581.JPG
Hookeria lucens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Bryidae
Order: Hookeriales
Families

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Hookeriales is the botanical name of an order of Bryophyta or leafy mosses. Named for William Jackson Hooker, it is composed of mainly subtropical and tropical species of mosses with generally complanate and asymmetrical leaves.[1]

Families[edit]

Hookeriales comprises the following families:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, A. J. E.; Smith, Ruth (2004). The Moss Flora of Britain and Ireland. Cambridge University Press. p. 698. ISBN 9780521546720.

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