Complete Definition of "hornwort"

English
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Image:Anthoceros levis.jpg|right|thumb|160px|A hornwort
Etymology
From horn + Old English wort "plant", from the fact that the spores are produced in slender horn-shaped structures.

Noun
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  1. A bryophyte with a leafless thallus characterized by a dominant gametophyte stage of the life cycle and a sporophyte stage shaped like a horn.

See also
Anthocerotophyta

Category:Botany

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