Story: Liverworts and hornworts

Comparing liverworts and mosses (1st of 3)

Comparing liverworts and mosses

Leaves of leafy liverworts (left) can be distinguished from moss leaves (right) because they lack a central midrib.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Liverworts and hornworts - Liverworts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007