Marchantiales

plural noun
Mar·​chan·​ti·​a·​les

Definition of Marchantiales

: 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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History and Etymology for Marchantiales

New Latin, from Marchantia + -ales

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“Marchantiales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marchantiales. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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