Definition of liverwort. Meaning of liverwort. Synonyms of liverwort
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Definition of liverwort
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 liverwort from wikipedia
of non-vascular land plants commonly referred
to as hepatics
. Like mosses
and hornworts, they have a gametophyte-dominant life cycle...
polymorpha, sometimes known
as the common liverwort
or umbrella liverwort
, is a large liverwort
with a wide distribution around
the world. It is...
is a liverwort genus
in the family
appendiculatum, Aitonia appendiculata Plagiochasma articulatum
of three divisions
of non-vascular land plants
(embryophytes): the liverworts
and mosses. They are characteristically limited
in size and...
coni****, the great scented liverwort
or snakeskin liverwort
, is a liverwort species
in the genus
hemisphaerica, the hemisphaeric liverwort
, is the only species
in the genus
Reboulia. A possible
is a widespread means
of a****ual reproduction
in both liverworts
and mosses. In liverworts
such as Marchantia, the flattened plant
body or thallus
. They are distinctive among
thin leaf-like flaps
side of the stem. Most other liverworts
, a non-vascular land plant, with a broad, holarctic
distribution. It is also known
as snakeskin liverwort
, cat-tongue liverwort
cruciata, the crescent-cup liverwort
, is a liverwort
of the order Marchantiales
(until recently included
in the order
Lunulariales), and the...
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