Definition of Genus Anthoceros
1. Noun. Hornworts.
Generic synonyms: Moss Genus
Group relationships: Anthocerotaceae, Family Anthocerotaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anthoceros
Literary usage of Genus Anthoceros
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1. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"... and part of the genus Anthoceros there is chlorophyll-parenchyma in the sporo- gonial wall, but no stomata; but in the two sections of the genus ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"THE first paper of the evening was by Mr. Marshall A. Howe, ' The genus Anthoceros in North America,' and was illustrated by drawings and specimens. ..."
3. The Structure & Development of the Mosses & Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1895)
"... approaches closely one section of the genus Anthoceros. The spores, as in Pellia and Conocephalus, germinate within the capsule, and at the time of ..."
4. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"One of the most important groups is the genus Anthoceros, including several different kinds or species. The plant body, or thallus (Fig. ..."
5. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"In the genus Anthoceros itself we find leaf-like appendages in A. fimbriatus (Fig. 50), a species I found upon the Cordilleras of Merida. ..."
6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1904)
"... genus Anthoceros, as figured and described by other observers || consist of no more than four rows of cells, showing a maximum width of only two or ..."
7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In this family, particularly in the genus Anthoceros (Fig. 26), the fruit (hence- Forward called sporophyte ..."
8. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Among the liverworts of the genus Anthoceros the capsule ia elongated like a very slender pod and splits into two valves like a pea-pod. ..."