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Apopellia megaspora

(Apopellia megaspora)

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Description

Pellia is a small but widespread genus of liverworts in the cool and temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. It is classified in order Metzgeriales and is a member of the family Pelliaceae within that order. Süsswassertang, a plant grown submerged in aquaria was once considered to be Pellia endiviifolia, but is now known to be the indeterminate gametophyte of a Lomariopsis species, a type of fern.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Jungermanniopsida
Order:Pelliales
Family:Pelliaceae
Genus:Apopellia
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