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Peristome

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Peristome (from the Greek peri, meaning 'around' or 'about', and stoma, 'mouth') is an anatomical feature that surrounds an opening to an organ or structure. [1]

21 relations: Aperture (mollusc), Basidiocarp, Bryidae, Bryopsida, Cell wall, Cephalotus, Fungus, Gasteroid fungi, Gastropod shell, Gastropoda, Geastrales, Greek language, Moss, Nepenthes, Operculum (botany), Pitcher plant, Plant, Polytrichaceae, Puffball, Sporangium, Spore.

Aperture (mollusc)

The aperture is an opening in certain kinds of mollusc shells: it is the main opening of the shell, where the head-foot part of the body of the animal emerges for locomotion, feeding, etc.

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Basidiocarp

In fungi, a basidiocarp, basidiome or basidioma (plural: basidiomata) is the sporocarp of a basidiomycete, the multicellular structure on which the spore-producing hymenium is borne.

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Bryidae

Bryidae is an important subclass of Bryopsida.

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Bryopsida

The Bryopsida constitute the largest class of mosses, containing 95% of all moss species.

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Cell wall

A cell wall is a structural layer surrounding some types of cells, just outside the cell membrane.

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Cephalotus

Cephalotus (or; Greek: κεφαλή "head", and οὔς/ὠτός "ear", to describe the head of the anthers) is a genus which contains one species, Cephalotus follicularis the Australian pitcher plant, a small carnivorous pitcher plant.

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Fungus

A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.

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Gasteroid fungi

The gasteroid fungi are a group of fungi in the Basidiomycota.

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Gastropod shell

The gastropod shell is part of the body of a gastropod or snail, a kind of mollusc.

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Gastropoda

The gastropods, more commonly known as snails and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic class of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca, called Gastropoda.

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Geastrales

Geastrales is an order of gasterocarpic basidiomycetes (fungi) that are related to Cantharellales.

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Greek language

Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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Moss

Mosses are small flowerless plants that typically grow in dense green clumps or mats, often in damp or shady locations.

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Nepenthes

Nepenthes, also known as tropical pitcher plants, is a genus of carnivorous plants in the monotypic family Nepenthaceae.

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Operculum (botany)

An operculum or (in plural) opercula are botanical terms describing a certain structure or structures of certain vascular plants, mosses, or fungi which act as a cap, flap, or lid.

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Pitcher plant

Pitcher plants are several different carnivorous plants which have modified leaves known as pitfall traps—a prey-trapping mechanism featuring a deep cavity filled with digestive liquid.

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Plant

Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Polytrichaceae

The Polytrichaceae also known as "Aloe Moss" is a common family of mosses.

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Puffball

A puffball is a member of any of several groups of fungi in the division Basidiomycota.

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Sporangium

A sporangium (pl., sporangia) (modern Latin, from Greek σπόρος (sporos) ‘spore’ + αγγείον (angeion) ‘vessel’) is an enclosure in which spores are formed.

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Spore

In biology, a spore is a unit of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavourable conditions.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peristome

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