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Liverwort

Description:

This was growing in a thick mat on the tree trunks, tightly pressed to the tree surface. Very hot and humid climate. Liverwort species of the Division of Non-vascular plants now called the Marchantiophyta, a very ancient and unique type of plant.

Habitat:

Forest-jungle of Las Nubes Park and Waterfall, Chiapas.

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2 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 10 years ago

Thank you so much Kate! I had known nothing about these and it is fascinating.

KateBraun
KateBraun 10 years ago

This is a liverwort, but unfortunately I can't help ID it any closer than this.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marchantiop...

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Mar 29, 2014
Submitted on Apr 7, 2014

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