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liv·er·wort

 (lĭv′ər-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of numerous small, green, nonvascular plants of the division Marchantiophyta, growing in moist environments and consisting of either a leafy mosslike structure or a flat thallus that is often lobed.

[From its use in treating diseases of the liver.]

liverwort

(ˈlɪvəˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) any bryophyte plant of the phylum Hepatophyta, growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses. See also scale moss
[late Old English liferwyrt]

liv•er•wort

(ˈlɪv ərˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
any mosslike bryophyte of the class Hepaticae, growing chiefly on damp surfaces.

liv·er·wort

(lĭv′ər-wûrt′, lĭv′ər-wôrt′)
Any of numerous small, green plants that lack vascular tissue and do not bear seeds. Liverworts usually grow in the tropics in moist soil and on damp rocks and tree trunks. They are related to the mosses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liverwort - any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mossesliverwort - any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses
bryophyte, nonvascular plant - any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta
hornwort - liverworts with slender hornlike capsules
class Hepaticae, class Hepaticopsida, Hepaticae, Hepaticopsida - liverworts: comprises orders Anthocerotales; Jungermanniales; Marchantiales; Sphaerocarpales
leafy liverwort, scale moss - moss-like liverwort with tiny scalelike leaves; usually epiphytic
Marchantia polymorpha, hepatica - a common liverwort
Translations

liverwort

[ˈlɪvəˌwɜːt] Nhepática f

liverwort

n (Bot) → Lebermoos nt; (= hepatica)Leberblümchen nt
References in classic literature ?
Then I stopped once more, for the crawling multitude of crabs had disappeared, and the red beach, save for its livid green liverworts and lichens, seemed lifeless.
Another is that people called the water 'livered' because it contained many weeds, including one known as liverwort.
Molecular and morphological evidence for an intercontinental range of the liverwort Lejeunea pulchrifora (Marchantiophyta, Lejeuneaceae).
2016), several taxonomic changes have occurred since the publication of the catalogue leading to modification of the total number of liverwort genera in Colombia.
Naphtho-y-pyrones from endophyte Aspergillus niger occurring in the liverwort Heteroscyphus tener (Steph.
Five dammarane-type triterpenoids, five pentacyclic triterpenoids (three of them carrying a carboxylic acid group), and two aromadendrane-type sesquiterpenoids were isolated from an Argentinian collection of the liverwort Lepidozia chordulifera.
When the red hue is visible, the tri-lobed leaves evoke the liver by their shape and reddish coloring, thus explaining the plant's more common name of Liverwort.
The products you are using should help but they will need regular application as the liverwort will grow back if the environment remains the same.
SLs are also found in other genera namely liverwort (Frullania) tulip tree (Liriodendron Magnoliacea) and sweetbay (Lauraceae Laurus nobilis).