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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History and Etymology for Porella

New Latin, from Latin porus pore + -ella

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“Porella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Porella. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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