Pleurocarpous
Pleurocarpic Pleu`ro*car"pic, Pleurocarpous Pleu`ro*car"pous, a. (Bot.) Side-fruited; -- said of those true mosses in which the pedicels or the capsules are from lateral archegonia; -- opposed to {acrocarpous}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pleurocarpous — /ploor euh kahr peuhs/, adj. (of certain mosses) bearing the fructifications along the main stem or lateral branches. Also, pleurocarpic. [1860 65; PLEURO + CARPOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pleurocarpous — pleu·ro·car·pous …   English syllables

  • pleurocarpous — adjective (of mosses) having the archegonia on short lateral branches • Ant: ↑acrocarpous • Derivationally related forms: ↑pleurocarp …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleurocarpous moss — noun a moss having the archegonium or antheridium on a short side branch rather than the main stalk • Syn: ↑pleurocarp • Ant: ↑acrocarp (for: ↑pleurocarp) • Derivationally related forms: ↑pleurocarpous …   Useful english dictionary

  • pleurocarp — noun a moss having the archegonium or antheridium on a short side branch rather than the main stalk • Syn: ↑pleurocarpous moss • Ant: ↑acrocarp • Derivationally related forms: ↑pleurocarpous • Hypernyms: ↑moss …   Useful english dictionary

  • cladanthous — kləˈdan(t)thəs adjective Etymology: clad + anthous : pleurocarpous * * * /kleuh dan theuhs/, adj. Bot. pleurocarpous. [CLAD + ANTHOUS] * * * cladanthous see clado …   Useful english dictionary

  • cladocarpous — |kladə|kärpəs adjective Etymology: clad + carpous : pleurocarpous * * * /klad euh kahr peuhs, klay deuh /, adj. Bot. pleurocarpous. [1855 60; CLADO + CARPOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pleurocarpic — Pleu ro*car pic, Pleurocarpous Pleu ro*car pous, a. (Bot.) Side fruited; said of those true mosses in which the pedicels or the capsules are from lateral archegonia; opposed to {acrocarpous}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amblystegium serpens — Creeping Feather moss Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Division …   Wikipedia

  • Helodium blandowii — Taxobox name = Blandow s Feathermoss status = G5 status system = TNC regnum = Plantae divisio = Bryophyta classis = Bryopsida subclassis = Bryidae ordo = Hypnales familia = Helodiaceae genus = Helodium species = H. blandowii binomial = Helodium… …   Wikipedia

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