cryptogam

Definitions of cryptogam
  1. noun
    formerly recognized taxonomic group including all flowerless and seedless plants that reproduce by means of spores: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi
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    types:
    thallophyte
    any of a group of cryptogamic organisms consisting principally of a thallus and thus showing no differentiation into stem and root and leaf
    type of:
    flora, plant, plant life
    (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
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