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(Plants) a type of liverwort plant
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Noun1.marchantia - type genus of MarchantiaceaeMarchantia - type genus of Marchantiaceae; liverworts that reproduce asexually by gemmae and have stalked antheridiophores
moss genus - a genus of mosses
family Marchantiaceae, Marchantiaceae - liverworts with prostrate and usually dichotomously branched thalli
Marchantia polymorpha, hepatica - a common liverwort
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Further evidence of the uniqueness of the genus is provided by two introns that the genus shares with the liverwort Marchantia, but that are not round in other vascular plants, including lycophytes (Begu & Araya, 2009).
In vitro anti-plasmodial activity-guided fractionation of a diethyl ether extract of the liverwort species Marchantia polymorpha, collected in Iceland, led to isolation of the bisbibenzyl ether, marchantin A.
Interest in this pathway by the senior author of this paper was initiated by physiological studies on the effects of this family of amino acids on the growth and development of the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha (Dunham and Bryan, 1969, 1971).
and Marchantia polymorpha were represented in all greenhouse peat blocks but were not recorded in the extracted peatlands (Appendix 1).
Meiosis in Marchantia can best be described as oligoplastidic and intermediate between monoplastidic meiosis in Dumortiera and the polyplastidic type of the core marchantioids in which signs of polarity are lost in the polyplastidic cytoplasm but still evident in the origin of the spindle (Brown et al.