Porella

noun Po·rel·la \ pəˈrelə \

Definition of Porella

:a genus of leafy liverworts (family Jungermanniaceae) having distinct and entire underleaves and lingulate to oblong lobules and sometimes placed in a separate family because of the characteristic incomplete dehiscence of the capsule

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Origin and Etymology of porella

New Latin, from Latin porus pore + -ella


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