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Liverwort

Marchantia sp

Description:

Found in a pot plant from the nursery; truly the weirdest plant I have seen!



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9 Comments

namitha
namitha 6 years ago

Amazing spotting. I love liverworts. This is really cool Wendy.

drP
drP 6 years ago

Nice!

AndreaLim
AndreaLim 6 years ago

Great Pic!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

What a great spotting! - never seen these cups on a liverwort. Thanks for sharing..

Wendy Clapham
Wendy Clapham 7 years ago

thanks so much Mariana! such interesting plants:)

C. Daehler
C. Daehler 7 years ago

Nice liverwort picture. Not sure what species you have but they commonly grow in greenhouse pots as "weeds".
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/nursery-weed...

Mariana2
Mariana2 7 years ago

it is a Liverwort, beautiful plants. on those little cups clones are being made. actually if you look closely you can see some

Wendy Clapham
Wendy Clapham 7 years ago

Sure, almost like it should be living in the ocean!

brainpunk
brainpunk 7 years ago

Very cool. Looks primitive :)

Wendy Clapham
Spotted by
Wendy Clapham

Swartland Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Lat: -33.36, Long: 18.87

Spotted on Nov 10, 2012
Submitted on Nov 10, 2012

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