Evolution of Plant Life Cycle
...ook at the so-called 'lower' plants such as algae, liverworts
and mosses, they spend most of their life cycle as...the plants' life cycle patterns. Charophyte algae, liverworts
and mosses spend most of the cycle in a free-livin...yte phase, but their sporophytes---unlike those of liverworts
and mosses—show a tendency to become free-living. ...
Liverworts in Biological News
Earth's highest known microbial systems fueled by volcanic gases
...s, he said. The Socompa microbial communities are located adjacent to several patches of green, carpet-like plant communities -- primarily mosses and liverworts
-- discovered in the 1980s by Stephan Halloy of Conservation International in La Paz, Bolivia, a co-author on the new CU-Boulder study.
Missouri Botanical Garden mounts milestone 6 millionth herbarium specimen
.... The Garden's herbarium includes about five-and-a-half-million vascular plants (flowering plants, ferns and conifers) and 500,000 bryophytes (mosses, liverworts
and hornworts). The bryophyte collection is also one of the largest of its kind in the world.
"The importance of these 'libraries' of plants cannot...
Liverworts in Biological Definition
...commonality of most lichen habitats. Lichens are relatively slow-growing, and do not always compete well against even similarly low-growing mosses or liverworts
where conditions of adequate moisture will favor the latter.
Lichens are a part of the food available for many animals, such as reindeer , ...
Liverworts in Biological Dictionary
The Marchantiophyta are a division of bryophyte plants commonly referred to as hepatics or liverworts
. Like other bryophytes, they have a gametophyte-dominant life cycle, in which cells of the plant carry only a single set of... Descriptions of the anatomical structures of liverworts
... integuments forming its outer layer, the nucellus,... The gynoecium is a term with several meanings in botanical usage. In reference to mosses, liverworts
and hornworts, "gynoecium" refers to a cluster of archegonia and any associated modified leaves or stems present on a... Information abo...
... The gynoecium is a term with several meanings in botanical usage. In reference to mosses, liverworts
and hornworts, " gynoecium " refers to a cluster of archegonia and any associated modified leaves or stems present on a... A gynoecium ...