Ricciaceae

plural noun

Ric·​ci·​a·​ce·​ae
ˌrichēˈāsēˌē
: a family comprising fleshy and typically rosette-forming liverworts that are nearly cosmopolitan in distribution and being usually included in Marchantiales but sometimes isolated in a separate order see riccia

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Riccia, type genus + -aceae

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“Ricciaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ricciaceae. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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