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Jungermanniales - Pleurozia, Spruceanthus Theobromae, Western Rustwort, Sphaerolejeunea Umbilicata, Symbiezidium Madagascariensis (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Jungermanniales - Pleurozia, Spruceanthus Theobromae, Western Rustwort, Sphaerolejeunea Umbilicata, Symbiezidium...
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Chapters: Pleurozia, Spruceanthus Theobromae, Western Rustwort, Sphaerolejeunea Umbilicata, Symbiezidium Madagascariensis, Stenorrhipis Rhizomatica. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 27. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Pleurozia acinosaPleurozia articulataPleurozia caledonicaPleurozia conchifoliaPleurozia curiosaPleurozia giganteaPleurozia heterophyllaPleurozia johannis-winkleriPleurozia paradoxaPleurozia purpureaPleurozia subinflata Pleurozia is the only genus of liverworts in the family Pleuroziaceae, which is classified within the order Jungermanniales. The genus includes eleven species, and as a whole is both physically distinctive and widely distributed. The lower leaf lobes of Pleurozia species are fused, forming a closed water sac covered by a movable lid similar in structure to those of the angiosperm genus Utricularia. These sacs were assumed to play a role in water storage, but a 2005 study on Pleurozia purpurea found that the sacs attract and trap ciliates, much in the same way as Utricularia. Observations of plants in situ also revealed a large number of trapped prey within the sacs, suggesting that the species in this genus obtain some benefit from a carnivorous habit. After Colura, this was the second report of zoophagy among the liverworts. ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2586087

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-21882-1
Barcode: 9781157218821
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LSN: 1-157-21882-2

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