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Definition of "cryptogamic" []

  • Of or pertaining to the cryptogams (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cryptogamic" in a sentence
  • ""A species of report," said Donal, "very likely to arise by a kind of cryptogamic generation!"
  • "These closed cryptogamic communities occur in protected areas at lower elevations."
  • "Recent expeditions have discovered that, despite the low temperature of the summer, in which no month has a mean temperature appreciably above the freezing point, there are on the exposed Antarctic land patches of ground with a sparse growth of cryptogamic vegetation consisting of mosses, lichens, fungi and fresh-water algae."
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