Radula (plant)

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Radula complanata
Scientific classification


Dumort. nom. cons.

Radula is a genus of liverwort, and is the only genus in family Radulaceae.

It is a leafy liverwort. The appearance of the plants are as a scaly, green surface on the trunk of a tree, log or rock in a sheltered, moist out-door environment. The leaves are rounded, overlapping and consist of two unequal lobes. The smaller lobe is folded beneath the larger one.[1]

Species include:[2]


  1. ^ a b Atherton, Ian; Bosanquet, Sam; Lawley, Mark (2010). Mosses and liverworts of Britain and Ireland a field guide (PDF) (First ed.). British Bryological Society. ISBN 9780956131010. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  2. ^ Radula. The Plant List.
  3. ^ Hussain, Tajammul; Plunkett, Blue; Ejaz, Mahwish; Espley, Richard V.; Kayser, Oliver (2018). "Identification of Putative Precursor Genes for the Biosynthesis of Cannabinoid-Like Compound in Radula marginata". Frontiers in Plant Science. 9: 537. doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.00537. PMC 5954354. PMID 29868043.
  4. ^ Promma, Chatchaba; Zhang, Li-Na; Shu, Lei; Chantanaorrapint, Sahut; Renner, Matt A. M.; Zhu, Rui-Liang (2018). "Radula deflexilobula (Radulaceae, Marchantiophyta) from Thailand, a New Species based on Morphological and Molecular Data". Cryptogamie, Bryologie. 39 (4): 481–497. doi:10.7872/cryb/v39.iss4.2018.481.

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