Marchantiaceae

plural noun Mar·chan·ti·a·ce·ae

Definition of Marchantiaceae

  1. :  a family of liverworts (order Marchantiales) with prostrate usually dichotomously branched thalli and archegonia on specialized upright branches — see marchantia

marchantiaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of marchantiaceae

New Latin, from Marchantia, type genus + -aceae


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