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Lunularia cruciata

Observed: 13th October 2011 By: Danny the PirateDanny the Pirate’s reputation in Plants
Lunularia cruciata luxlyan 13.10 (2)

Liverwort in Luxulyan

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What are the eggg shaped bits

What are the eggg shaped bits in the nest work?

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"In liverworts the flattened plant body or thallus is a haploid gametophyte with gemma cups scattered about its upper surface. The gemma cups are cup-like structures containing gemmae. The gemmae are small discs of haploid tissue, and they directly give rise to new gametophytes. They are dispersed from gemma cups by rainfall"