acrocarp

noun
a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule)
Syn: ↑acrocarpous moss
Ant: ↑pleurocarp
Hypernyms: ↑moss

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  • acrocarp — ACROCÁRP, Ă adj. (despre briofite) care prezintă acrocarpie. (< fr. acrocarpe) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • acrocarpous moss — noun a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule) • Syn: ↑acrocarp • Ant: ↑pleurocarp (for: ↑acrocarp) • Hypernyms: ↑moss …   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

  • 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

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