Definition of Marchantia
1. Noun. Type genus of Marchantiaceae; liverworts that reproduce asexually by gemmae and have stalked antheridiophores.
Generic synonyms: Moss Genus
Group relationships: Family Marchantiaceae, Marchantiaceae
Member holonyms: Hepatica, Marchantia Polymorpha
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marchantia
Literary usage of Marchantia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Baltimore Medical and Surgical Journal and Review edited by Eli Geddings (1833)
"The marchantia belongs to the natural order of hepatic mosses. ... He subjoins, that the cases in which the marchantia has succeeded best, are those which ..."
2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"This appears much more conspicuously in species of Marchantia other than the endemic M. polymorpha. The fact that the disk of the ..."
3. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1855)
"MIRBEL*, in the first of his celebrated essays on the structure and development of Marchantia polymorpha, expresses himself in a note in the following ..."
4. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"B.—HEPATIC^E Marchantia POLYMORPHA, L A.—GENERAL EXTERNAL CHARACTERS I. Taking a fresh growing sod of Marchantia, observe the following external characters ..."
5. Handbook of Plant Morphology: Being the Handbook of Plant Dissection by Otis William Caldwell, Joseph Charles Arthur, Charles Reid Barnes, John Merle Coulter (1904)
"When the reproductive branches and cupules are present Marchantia may easily be recognized. Conocephalus conicus, another liverwort that grows in damp ..."
6. Handbook of Practical Botany: For the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger (1887)
"A, portion of a thallus of Marchantia polymorpha (t), with the upright male receptacle ... which we will examine in Marchantia polymorpha.3 Male and female ..."