A class of lower plants that comprises the liverworts.
More example sentences
- 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'.
Definition of Hepaticae in:
- The US English dictionary