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hornwort

[′hȯrn‚wȯrt]
(botany)
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hornworts share a common ancestor with tracheophytes, mosses form a sister group to this combined lineage, and liverworts mark the transition to land, .
and listed 26 liverworts and a hornwort based on material collected by Howell and earlier reports of Howe (1939), Stephani (1914) and Robinson (1901).
This microtubule system resembles the AMS described in meiosis of hornworts in that it is oriented parallel to the long axis of the plastids (Figs.
For the record, I've got water moss, hornwort, frog bit and, everyone's favourite, the lovely water violet.
Big Waters Nature Reserve, on the outskirts of Newcastle, was shown to be rich in invertebrates, with a rare species of diving beetle and hornwort found.
Get yourself a selection which may include water moss, hornwort, the lovely water violet, frogbit and some milfoil, which spreads nicely.
The Rigid Hornwort was discovered during random area sampling organised by the Botanical Society of the British Isles.
If this (n = 18) in Nitella were actually considered a "diploid" number (the zygote being in effect tetraploid at 36), it would be very difficult to derive a haploid number to match the usual hornwort n (i.
Invest in some oxygenating plants, such as hornwort and curly pondweed, which also provide food and shelter for tiny pond creatures.
Nomenclature follows Streimann and Klazenga (2002) for mosses, McCarthy (2003) for liverworts and hornworts, and McCarthy (2003; including online amendments up to 2010) for lichens.
Hornworts have no specialized structures to aid spore dispersal but a unique intercalary meristem results in relatively long period of spore production.