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  1. sammal, juureton kasvi, karvalehti, maksasammal, luokka Hepaticopsida, Hepaticae, maksaruoho, palokeuhkosammal, Marchantia polymorpha.

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maksaruoho A type of bryophyte (includes moss mosses, liverwort liverworts, and hornwort hornworts) with a leafy stem or leafless thallus characterized by a dominant gametophyte stage and a lack of stomata on the sporophyte stage of the life cycle.
1929 — Shiv Ram Kashyap, Liverworts of the Western Himalayas and the Panjab Plain, vol. I, p. 1.

The liverworts are either thallose, without any differentiation into stem and leaves, or leafy.
1985 — W. B. Schofield, Introduction to Bryology, p. 135
Since the thallus of some liverworts resembled a liver, such plants were considered useful in making a concoction that would aid in curing liver ailments. Hence the name "liver-plant," or liverwort. Unfortunately, there is no evidence that liverworts possess curative properties.
2000 — Barbara Crandall-Stotler & Raymond E. Stotler, "Morphology and classification of the Marchantiophyta". pages 21-70 in A. Jonathan Shaw & Bernard Goffinet (Eds.), Bryophyte Biology, page 21.
Like other bryophytes, liverworts are small, herbaceous plants of terrestrial ecosystems.


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liverrellä, liverrys, livertely, livertää, livettää, livetä

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