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Riccia bifurca (Riccia bifurca)


Riccia�is a genus of�liverworts�in the order�Marchantiales These plants are small and thallose, that is not differentiated into root, stem and leaf. Depending on species, the thallus may be strap-shaped and about 0.5 to 4 mm wide with dichotomous branches or may form rosettes or hemirosettes up to 3 cm in diameter, that may be gregarious and form intricate mats.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Hepaticophyta

        • Class: Marchantiopsida

          • Order: Marchantiales

            • Family: Ricciaceae

              • Genus: Riccia