Definition of Liverwort. Meaning of Liverwort. Synonyms of Liverwort

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Definition of Liverwort

Liverwort
Liverwort Liv"er*wort`, n. (Bot.) 1. A ranunculaceous plant (Anemone Hepatica) with pretty white or bluish flowers and a three-lobed leaf; -- called also squirrel cups. 2. A flowerless plant (Marchantia polymorpha), having an irregularly lobed, spreading, and forking frond. Note: From this plant many others of the same order (Hepatic[ae]) have been vaguely called liverworts, esp. those of the tribe Marchantiace[ae]. See Illust. of Hepatica.
liverwort
Hepatica He*pat"i*ca, n.; pl. Hepatic[ae]. [NL. See Hepatic. So called in allusion to the shape of the lobed leaves or fronds.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of pretty spring flowers closely related to Anemone; squirrel cup. 2. (bot.) Any plant, usually procumbent and mosslike, of the cryptogamous class Hepatic[ae]; -- called also scale moss and liverwort. See Hepatic[ae], in the Supplement.

Meaning of Liverwort from wikipedia

- division of non-vascular land plants commonly referred to as hepatics or liverworts. Like mosses and hornworts, they have a gametophyte-dominant life cycle...
- Marchantia polymorpha, sometimes known as the common liverwort or umbrella liverwort, is a large liverwort with a wide distribution around the world. It is...
- gemmae is a widespread means of a****ual reproduction in both liverworts and mosses. In liverworts such as Marchantia, the flattened plant body or thallus is...
- consisting of three divisions of non-vascular land plants (embryophytes): the liverworts, hornworts and mosses. They are characteristically limited in size and...
- Lunularia cruciata, the crescent-cup liverwort, is a liverwort of order Lunulariales, and the only species in the genus Lunularia and family Lunulariaceae...
- Plagiochasma is a liverwort genus in the family Aytoniaceae. Plagiochasma appendiculatum, Aitonia appendiculata Plagiochasma articulatum Plagiochasma...
- order of liverworts. They are distinctive among the liverworts for having thin leaf-like flaps on either side of the stem. Most other liverworts are thalloid...
- Conocephalum coni****, the great scented liverwort, common mushroom-headed liverwort or snakeskin liverwort, is a liverwort species in the genus Conocephalum...
- significantly larger than the males, such as in the moss Dicranum and the liverwort Sphaerocarpos. There is some evidence that, in these genera, the dimorphism...
- are dry means that successful spore dispersal is more likely. In the liverworts, elaters are cells that develop in the sporophyte alongside the spores...
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