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- noun type genus of Sphaerocarpaceae; liverworts with small many-lobed usually orbicular thallus
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Dominant plant species here include the shrubs Ephedra przewalskii and Nitraria sphaerocarpus, although today the vegetation of the Tarim Basin is extremely depauperate.