Cormophytes


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Cor´mo`phytes

    (kôr´mô`fīts)
n. pl.1.(Bot.) A term proposed by Endlicher to include all plants with an axis containing vascular tissue and with foliage.
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Goebel (1930: 865) had aiready drawn attention to the fact that marsupia of certain liverworts, which penetrate deeply into the soil, such as Lethocolea drummondii, develop the same organization as root tips do in cormophytes.