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A class of lower plants that comprises the liverworts.
- ‘The Hepaticae or liverworts form the second of the two classes into which the Bryophyta are divided.’
- ‘Our goal is to write a concise ‘Flora of the Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of Central French Guiana’.’
- ‘It is already by this time a standard flora of the Hepaticae of the Southern Hemisphere.’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek hēpar, hēpat- ‘liver’.
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