Which of the following is responsible for peat formation ?
Bryopsida / Mosses -
Gamatophytic plant body is thalloid protonema and leafy with obliquely septate rhizoids and elaters absent in sporophytic stage.
Eg. Sphagnum, Funaria
Peat is mainly an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter and Sphagnum accumulations can store water since both living and dead plants can hold large quantities of water and living matter (like meat eggs) for long distance transport inside their cells hence, it is responsible for peat formation.