Kōrero: Liverworts and hornworts

Leafy liverwort structure

Leafy liverwort structure

Liverworts are simple in structure. This microscope view of a leafy liverwort shows that there is little differentiation between the cells of the leaves and the stem.

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Photograph by Bill Malcolm

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Liverworts and hornworts - Features and life cycle', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10658/leafy-liverwort-structure (accessed 4 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007