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...
- capsule. In liverworts the meristem is absent and the elongation of the sporophyte is caused almost exclusively by cell expansion. Liverworts, mosses and...
- plants, conifers and other gymnosperms, ferns and their allies, hornworts, liverworts, mosses and the green algae, but excludes the red and brown algae. Green...
- 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...
- Conocephalum coni****, the great scented liverwort, common mushroom-headed liverwort or snakeskin liverwort, is a liverwort species in the genus Conocephalum...
- polysporangiophytes. Living embryophytes therefore include hornworts, liverworts, mosses, ferns, lycophytes, gymnosperms and flowering plants. The Embryophyta...
- commonly confused with hornworts, liverworts and lichens. Mosses were formerly grouped with the hornworts and liverworts as "non-vascular" plants in the...
- The following is a list of vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens which are constant species in one or more community of the British National Vegetation...
- marginata (Wairuakohu) is a species of plant in genus Radula, a genus of liverworts. It is endemic to New Zealand. It has been found to contain cannabinoids...
- genus in the family Marchantiaceae of the order Marchantiales, a group of liverworts. The Marchantia shows differentiation into two layers: an upper photosynthetic...
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