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Definition of Perichaetium

Perichaetium
Perichaetium Per`i*ch[ae]"ti*um, n.; pl. Perich[ae]tia. [NL., fr. Gr. ? about + ? flowing hair, foliage.] (Bot.) Same as Perich[ae]th.

Meaning of Perichaetium from wikipedia

- structures that support the reproductive apparatus of bryophytes. The perichaetium is reproductive structure which holds the female organs. It is made up...
- von Esenbeck, and refers to the multiple sporophytes produced from one perichaetium. Dicranoloma dicarpum plants are dull to bright green in colour, growing...
- branches similar to main shoot where they originate. Branches below the perichaetium are called subfloral innovations. Pleurocarps are generally characterized...
- nearly square). The plants are ****ually dioicous. The leaves of the perichaetium have a long sheath with a scarious (i.e. membranous) margin, while the...
- surrounds the archegonia, characterising the Jungermannialean liverworts. Perichaetium – the cluster of leaves with the enclosed female **** organs. Perigonium...
- from gametophytic tissue attached to the sporangium, extending from the perichaetium attached by a structure called the foot. Once fully mature, the sporangium...
- plant which ****ually reproduces by producing and dispersing spores. The perichaetium structure is composed by an archegonium, paraphyses and perichaetial...
- dioicous which means gametophytes produce sperm or eggs but never both. The perichaetium that surrounds the archegonia and the base of the seta is terminal and...
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