Riccia

noun
Ric·​cia | \ ˈrichēə \

Definition of Riccia

: a genus (the type of the family Ricciaceae) of floating liverwort resembling duckweed and characterized by a dichotomously branched thallus which may be floating, submerged, or rooted on damp soil

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History and Etymology for Riccia

New Latin, from P.F.Ricci 18th century Italian nobleman + New Latin -ia

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“Riccia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Riccia. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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