Plagiochilaceae

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Plagiochilaceae
Plagiochila aspleniodes0.jpg
Plagiochila aspleniodes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Marchantiophyta
Class: Jungermanniopsida
Order: Jungermanniales
Family: Plagiochilaceae
(Jörg.) Müll. Frib. & Herzog, 1956[1][2]
Genera

Acrochila
Chiastocaulon
Dinckleria
Pedinophyllopsis
Pedinophyllum
Plagiochila
Plagiochilidium
Plagiochilion
Xenochila

Plagiochilaceae is a family of liverworts in order Jungermanniales. There may be anywhere from 500 to 1300 species, most of them from the tropics, but the exact number is still under revision. The family also has a wide distribution in temperate and arctic areas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jörgensen, E. (1934). Norges Levermoser. Bergens Mus. Skrifter. 
  2. ^ Müller, K. (1951–1957). Die Lebermoose Europas. Rabenhorst's Kryptogamen-Flora (3rd ed.). Leipzig. 

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