Definition of Liverworts. Meaning of Liverworts. Synonyms of Liverworts
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Definition of Liverworts
LiverwortLiverwort 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. liverwortHepatica 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
Meaning of Liverworts from wikipedia
are called leafy liverworts
or scale liverworts
. (See the gallery below
for examples.) Liverworts
can most reliably
of three divisions
of non-vascular land plants
(embryophytes): the liverworts
and mosses. They are characteristically limited
in size and...
is a widespread means
of a****ual reproduction
in both liverworts
and mosses. In liverworts
such as Marchantia, the flattened plant
body or thallus
- Gr**** bryon, a moss, a liverwort
) is the branch
of botany concerned
with the scientific study
, and hornworts). Bryologists...
- in liverworts
the capsule enlarges
and matures before
elongates. Other differences
are not universal
for all mosses
and all liverworts
is a liverwort genus
in the family
appendiculatum, Aitonia appendiculata Plagiochasma articulatum
horn-like structure, which
is the sporophyte. As in mosses
, the flattened, green plant
body of a hornwort
is the gametophyte
- specialized structures
via fragmentation, such as gemma
. Most lichens, which
are a symbiotic union
of a fungus
(Wairuakohu) is a species
Radula, a genus
. It is endemic
to New Zealand. It has been found
- Many liverworts
grow either submerged
or on land....
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