Buxbaumiales

plural noun Bux·bau·mi·a·les \ˌbəksˌbȯmēˈā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Buxbaumiales

  1. :  a small order of minute atypical mosses often isolated in a distinct subclass of Musci and characterized by a reduced gametophore consisting of a few leaves which die shortly after fertilization leaving an asymmetrical capsule

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Origin and Etymology of buxbaumiales

New Latin, from Buxbaumia + -ales


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