[ploo r-uh-kahr-puh s]
- (of certain mosses) bearing the fructifications along the main stem or lateral branches.
Origin of pleurocarpous
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- (of mosses) having mainly horizontal trailing stems and the reproductive parts borne laterallyCompare acrocarpous