Bryophytes are an important group of non-vascular land plants and can be classified into three sub-divisions such as mosses, liverworts, and hornworts. Among them, mosses and liverworts contribute considerably to the biodiversity of terrestrial ecosystems. Bryophytes contain a variety of volatile components with various biological properties. However, studies about the volatile composition of bryophytes are meager. Hence, the present study aimed to compare the essential oil composition of
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Fig. 1. Morphology of (A) and (B).