leafy liverwort

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English[edit]

Scapania umbrosa, a species of leafy liverwort

Noun[edit]

leafy liverwort ‎(plural leafy liverworts)

  1. A liverwort plant belonging to the order Jungermanniales.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 6
      [] the inner layer (of nearly equally large cells) lacks the regular semiannular or annular thickenings of most other leafy liverworts []