Marchantia berteroana

Marchantia berteroana

Observation - Marchantia berteroana - Southern Africa. Description: To add to the interesting discussion on this Liverwort, here are some pics of them growing profusely in my watercourse (self seeded/sporuled). The splashcups grow from a different part of the thallus to the 'umbrella'. In the last pic I've turned an umbre

To add to the interesting discussion on this Liverwort, here are some pics of them growing profusely in my watercourse (self seeded/sporuled). The splashcups grow from a different part of the thallus to the 'umbrella'. In the last pic I've turned an umbrella upside down to show the lack of any detailed structures on the undersurface, which may help in understanding its function.