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Anthoceros: The Hornworts

Systematic position Division: Bryophyta Class: Anthoceropsida Order: Anthocerotales Family: Anthocerotaceae Genus: Anthoceros Habit and Habitat The name ‘Anthoceros’ means ‘flower horn’ and refers to the characteristics horn-shaped saprophyte. Anthocerosis a genus of hornworts in the family Anthocerotaceae. With about 250 species, it is widely distributed in the tropical and temperate regions …

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