cormophyte


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cormophyte

(ˈkɔːməˌfaɪt)
n
(Plants) any of the Cormophyta, a major division (now obsolete) of plants having a stem, root, and leaves: includes the mosses, ferns, and seed plants
[C19: from Greek kormos tree trunk + -phyte]
cormophytic adj
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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.