Definition of Hepaticae in English:


Line breaks: Hep¦at|icae
Pronunciation: /hɛˈpatɪkiː


  • A class of lower plants that comprises the liverworts.
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    • Our goal is to write a concise ‘Flora of the Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of Central French Guiana’.
    • The Hepaticae or liverworts form the second of the two classes into which the Bryophyta are divided.
    • It is already by this time a standard flora of the Hepaticae of the Southern Hemisphere.


modern Latin (plural), from Greek hēpar, hēpat- 'liver'.

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