Marchantiales


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Marchantiales

[mär‚shan·tē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
The thallose liverworts, an order of the class Marchantiopsida having a flat body composed of several distinct tissue layers, smooth-walled and tuberculate-walled rhizoids, and male and female sex organs borne on stalks on separate plants.
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Monoclea gottschei, which has monoplastidic meiosis and was traditionally in its own order, is now grouped with the monoplastidic Dumorteria and Wiesnerella in the heterogeneous Marchantiales (Crandall-Stotler et.