Definition of Liverworts. Meaning of Liverworts. Synonyms of Liverworts

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Definition of Liverworts

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 Liverworts from wikipedia

- outer ranks; these are called leafy liverworts or scale liverworts. (See the gallery below for examples.) Liverworts can most reliably be distinguished...
- 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...
- Conocephalum coni****, the great scented liverwort, common mushroom-headed liverwort or snakeskin liverwort, is a liverwort species in the genus Conocephalum...
- Zealand. While these include some thallose liverworts, with liver-shaped thalli, most are leafy liverworts which can be confused with mosses and filmy...
- in liverworts the capsule enlarges and matures before its stalk elongates. Other differences are not universal for all mosses and all liverworts, but...
- plants, conifers and other gymnosperms, ferns and their allies, hornworts, liverworts, mosses and the green algae, but excludes the red and brown algae. Green...
- elongated horn-like structure, which is the sporophyte. As in mosses and liverworts, the flattened, green plant body of a hornwort is the gametophyte plant...
- kinds of structures in different kinds of plants. Liverwort oil bodies are structures unique to liverworts that contain isoprenoid essential oils and are...
- the earliest stage (the haploid phase) of the life cycle of mosses and liverworts. When a moss first grows from the spore, it start as a germ tube which...
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