Sphaerocarpaceae

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

Definition of Sphaerocarpaceae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of sphaerocarpaceae

New Latin, from Sphaerocarpus, type genus + -aceae


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