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WordDefinition
cirrhoseEnds in a tendril, or in a slender curled, thread
cladocarpousArchegonia borne terminally on short lateral branches.
clathrateHaving a latticelike structure or appearance
clavateClub-shaped.
cleftForked
cleistocarpousNot dehiscing by means of lid or valves, spores released by rupture or decay of capsule wall.
cochleariformVery concave like a spoon.
collenchymatousWith cell walls more heavily thickened at corners than elsewhere.
columellaCentral mass or column of sterile tissue surrounded by the spore sac in the capsule.
comaTuft of more crowded, usually larger leaves at stem apex; adj. comal.
commissureIn Sphagnum, the junction between hyaline and green cells.
complanateMore or less flattened in one plane.
concolorousOf a single colour.
conduplicateFolded together face to face.
conicalCone-shaped
conspicuousStrongly defined
constrictedAbruptly or sharply narrowed.
convoluteClasping, enfolding, sheathing.
cordateHeart-shaped.
coriaceousLeathery.

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