Author:
Jan Scholten
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322.10.00

322.10.00 Marchantiophyta
English: Hepatics; Liverworts.
Botany: ± 8000 species; flattened leafless thallus, or leafy like a flattened moss; single-celled rhizoids; leaves never have a costa, may bear marginal cilia; leaves arranged in three ranks, deep lobes or segmented leaves, or a lack of clearly differentiated stem and leaves; small, 2–20 mm; globally; most often in humid locations.