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Hookeriales

Hookeriales (subclass Bryidae) An order of pleurocarpous mosses, which are found mainly in tropical regions. There are several genera, including Hookeria. The only British species of Hookeria is H. lucens: a characteristic plant with large, translucent, bright green leaves, and flattened shoots. The leaf cells are very large and thin-walled: they are almost visible to the naked eye and easily visible under a hand lens. There is no nerve. It is found in deep shade in moist habitats, mainly in northern and western regions.

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