Porella

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the genus of liverwort. For the bryozoan genus, see Porella (bryozoan).


Porella
Porella platyphylla.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Marchantiophyta
Class: Jungermanniopsida
Order: Jungermanniales
Family: Porellaceae
Genus: Porella
L., 1753
Species

See text.

Porella is a large, common, and widespread genus of liverworts in order Jungermanniales. It is a member of the family Porellaceae within that order. There are more than 100 species known, most of them from East Asia. The genus has a wide distribution in temperate areas, where it is commonly found growing attached to the bark of trees.

Species in Porella[edit]

External links[edit]