pleurocarpous

adjective

pleu·​ro·​car·​pous
variants or less commonly pleurocarpic
-pik
of a moss
: bearing the archegonia and antheridia on short lateral branches compare acrocarpous

Word History

Etymology

pleurocarpous International Scientific Vocabulary pleur- + -carpous; pleurocarpic from pleur- + -carpic

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“Pleurocarpous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleurocarpous. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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