Sphaerocarpaceae

plural noun
Sphaero·​car·​pa·​ce·​ae | \ -ōˌkärˈpāsēˌē \

Definition of Sphaerocarpaceae

: a family of liverworts with bilaterally symmetrical gametophytes that is placed in the order Sphaerocarpales or sometimes included in Jungermanniales among the Anacrogynae — see sphaerocarpus

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History and Etymology for Sphaerocarpaceae

New Latin, from Sphaerocarpus, type genus + -aceae

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“Sphaerocarpaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sphaerocarpaceae. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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