thalloid


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thalloid

(thăl′oid′) also

thalloidal

(thə-loid′l)
adj.
Of, resembling, or constituting a thallus.
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The leafy and simple thalloid liverworts have quadrilobed sporocytes, whereas the sporocytes of complex thalloids are generally unlobed.
The complex thalloid liverworts (Marchantiopsida) are an early divergent and highly evolved group of organisms.
Such pre-meiotic bands of microtubules have been reported in deeply lobed, polyplastidic sporocytes of both simple thalloid (Brown & Lemmon, 2004, 2006) and leafy (Brown & Lemmon, 2009) liverworts.