Jungermanniales

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Jungermanniales

[‚jəŋ·gər‚man·ē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
The leafy liverworts, an order of bryophytes in the class Marchantiatae characterized by chlorophyll-containing, ribbonlike or leaflike bodies and an undifferentiated thallus.
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Modern studies of two species of leafy liverworts have shown that cytoplasmic quadrilobing of pre-meiotic sporocytes into future spore domains is initiated by girdling bands of microtubules and confirmed the curious lack of asters/POs.
Evolution of leafy liverworts (Jungermanniidae, Marchantiophyta): estimating divergence times from chloroplast DNA sequences using penalized likelihood with integrated fossil evidence.