Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An order of cryptogamic plants of the class Hepaticæ, characterized by athalloid, dorsiventral proembryonal generation, the antheridia and archegonia borne in groups on the surface of the thallus or on stalked receptacles, the sporogonia consisting of a spherical capsule with or without a short stalk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun An oder of liverworts with gametophyte differentiated internally.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic order within the class Marchantiopsida — the chambered liverworts.

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  • noun liverworts with gametophyte differentiated internally

Etymologies

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Marchantia +‎ -ales

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