Scleropodium touretii (Brid.) L.F. Koch
  • Rev. Bryol. Lichénol.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Scleropodium touretii (Brid.) L.F. Koch. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 20 Jun 2021'

General Information

Plants medium-sized to large, in loose mats, green to yellowish or brownish. Stems to 10 cm, leafy shoots 0.5-1 mm wide, branches julaceous and tumid to distantly foliate. Stem leaves closely imbricate to distant, broadly ovate to ovate-oblong, 0.9-1.5(-2) × 0.3-1(-1.2) mm; margins subentire proximally, serrulate distally; apex abruptly narrowed to short acumen or apiculus; alar cells quadrate, 10-12 µm, walls moderately thin, region undifferentiated or small; laminal cells 35-65(-90) × 3-5µm; basal juxtacostal cells elongate, 10-25 × 5-8 µm. Seta 1-2 cm, strongly roughened throughout. Capsule inclined to horizontal. Spores 11-14 µm.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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