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any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses

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The bryophytes (mosses, liverworts and hornworts) stand for the second largest group of the simplest green land plants following angiosperms, and are phylogenetically placed between the algae and the pteridophytes.
Phytochromo-mediated regulation of cell division and growth during regeneration and sporeling development in the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha.
Minute whitish prostrate liverwort from superparamo of Ecuador, to be expected in Colombia Anthelia juratzkana (Limpr.
Cabraleadiol (9) was previously isolated from the liverwort Blepharidophyllum densifolium (Flegel and Becker, 1999) while viridiflorol (11) was obtained from Bazzania trilobata, Locopholea bidentata, and L heterophylla (Asakawa et al.
Effect of cadmium on gene expression in the liverwort Lunularia cruciata.
As an early diverging lineage of embryophytes, the liverwort clade is as old or older than any other land plant lineage (Mishler & Churchill, 1984; Hedderson et al.
It is, thus, not surprising that a great number of the bryophyte records presented here are new records for Oman (nine new mosses and one liverwort out of 17 species collected) and even for the Arabian Peninsula (three new mosses).
Liverwort, Marigold, Sorrell, Hart's Tongue, and Sage,
In the sediment the team found hardy fossilised spores from five different types of liverwort, a primitive type of plant thought to have evolved from freshwater multi-cellular green algae.
First, when one sees a liverwort, hornwort, or moss in the field or elsewhere, the observed specimen, with only a very few exceptions, represents the gametophyte (1n) phase of the organism's heteromorphic alternation of phases (or generations).
In trials with potted rose, phlox, coreopsis, and pasque flower, the treatment killed or reduced the growth of annual bluegrass, common chickweed, creeping woodsorrel, and liverwort.
Colonies of liverwort cover some of the rocks like small, green scallops.
At first, I present the life types of a frondose liverwort and a fern (Figs.
guttatus, thinning Carex doubled liverwort biomass, but with M.