Sphaerocarpales

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Sphaerocarpales
Sphaerocarpos texanus.jpg
Sphaerocarpos texanus Aust.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Marchantiophyta
Class: Marchantiopsida
Order: Sphaerocarpales
Cavers, (1910)[1]
Families

Sphaerocarpaceae
Riellaceae
Naiaditaceae

Sphaerocarpales is an order of plants within the liverworts. Approximately twenty species are in this order which is sub-divided into three families: Sphaerocarpaceae and Riellaceae, as well as the extinct family Naiaditaceae. The inclusion of the Naiaditaceae is uncertain, and the family has sometimes been assigned to the Haplomitriales.

Classification[edit]

Sphaerocarpaceae:
Riellaceae:
Naiaditaceae: †

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cavers, F. (1910). "The inter-relationships of the bryophytes. I. Sphaerocarpales". New Phytologist 9: 81–92. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.1910.tb05560.x. 

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