Definition of Hepaticae in English:

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Pronunciation: /hɛˈpatɪkiː/

plural noun

A class of lower plants that comprises the liverworts.
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'.

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