hepatigae defined in 1951 yearhepatigae - hepatigae;
hepatigae - Liverworts, class of Bryophyta. Living in wet conditions, on soil or as epiphytes, or in water. Consisting of a thin, prostrate plant body or a creeping central axis up to a few inches long, provided with leaf-like expansions; attached to soil by rhizoids growing from under surface. Sexual organs, antheridia and archegonia, variously grouped, male gametes motile by flagella. Fertilization is followed by development of a capsule containing spores which, being shed, germinate in most forms to form a short, thalloid protonema from which new liverwort plants arise.
near hepatigae in Knolik
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