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Marchantiales

(Order)

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Taxonomy

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The Order Marchantiales is a member of the Class Marchantiopsida. Here is the complete "parentage" of Marchantiales:

The Order Marchantiales is further organized into finer groupings including:

Families

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Aitchinsoniellaceae

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Aytoniaceae

Aytoniaceae is a family of liverworts in order Marchantiales. [more]

Carrpaceae

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Cleveaceae

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Conocephalaceae

Conocephalum is a genus of liverworts in order Marchantiales. It is the only member of family Conocephalaceae within that order. This genus has worldwide distribution. [more]

Corsiniaceae

Corsiniaceae is a family of liverworts in order Marchantiales. [more]

Exormothecaceae

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Lunulariaceae

Lunularia cruciata or crescent-cup liverwort is a liverwort of order Marchantiales, and the only species in the genus Lunularia and family Lunulariaceae. The name refers to the moon-shaped cups, from Latin luna, moon. [more]

Marchantiaceae

Marchantiaceae is a family of liverworts in order Marchantiales. [more]

Monosoleniaceae

Monosolenium tenerum is a weedy species of liverwort found in east Asia. [more]

Oxymitraceae

Oxymitra is the only genus in the liverwort family Oxymitraceae, in order Marchantiales. The genus includes two or three species. [more]

Ricciaceae

Ricciaceae is a family of liverworts in order Marchantiales, with two genera. [more]

Targioniaceae

Targionia is a genus of liverworts in order Marchantiales. It is a member of family Targioniaceae within that order. This genus has worldwide distribution in areas with a Mediterranean climate. That is, in regions with hot dry summers and cool wet winters. [more]

At least 12 species and subspecies belong to the Family Targioniaceae.

More info about the Family Targioniaceae may be found here.

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Last Revised: August 25, 2014
2014/08/25 15:48:27