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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Pallaviciniaceae— a group of liverworts.
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_Pallavicinia_ and some related genera have a definite midrib and broad wings formed of one layer of cells, and are of interest owing to the presence of a special water-conducting strand in the midrib.