Monocleales

Monocleales

[¦män·ō·klē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of liverworts of the subclass Marchantiidae consisting of a single genus, Monoclea, which has the largest gametophyte of all liverworts, and lobed spore mother cells.
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It has only recently been discovered that monoplastidic meiosis does occur in isolated taxa scattered in the orders Calobryales, Blasiales, Monocleales (Renzaglia et al.
Two of those orders, Marchantiales with 102 species and Monocleales with a single species, are detailed in this volume of the series on plants in the American tropics; no examples of the third has been found in the region.