Marchantiales

plural noun Mar·chan·ti·a·les

Definition of Marchantiales

  1. :  an order of Hepaticae comprising liverworts in which the gametophyte is differentiated internally into ventral storage tissue sometimes enclosing primitive conducting tissue and into a dorsal region of air chambers and in which the sporophyte has a jacket layer that is only one cell thick — see marchantiaceae

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Origin and Etymology of marchantiales

New Latin, from Marchantia + -ales


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