Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences


The Porellaceae is a family of leafy liverworts, with structures differentiated into stemlike and leaflike organs. The leaves are deeply bilobed. They have underleaves that are large and entire. The oil bodies are minute or few and there are no gemmae. The Porellaceae are dioiceous.

Porella platyphylla

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