Sciuro-hypnum plumosum (Hedw.) Ignatov & Huttunen
  • Arctoa

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Sciuro-hypnum plumosum (Hedw.) Ignatov & Huttunen. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 03 Dec 2020'

General Information

Plants small to medium-sized, in dense or loose tufts, deep green, brownish, or reddish golden, sometimes with reddish or ferruginous spots on some leaves. Stems to 5 cm, creeping, straight to slightly curved, terete-foliate, irregularly pinnate, branches to 6 mm, straight to curved, terete-foliate. Stem leaves erect-appressed to erect, densely to moderately densely imbricate, ovate-lanceolate to ovate, concave, not plicate, 1.4-2 × 0.4-1 mm; base narrowly decurrent; margins plane or recurved just beyond insertion, serrulate; apex short-acuminate; costa to 35-65% leaf length, broad proximally, conspicuously narrowing distally, terminal spine absent or small; alar cells similar to juxtacostal cells or slightly larger, to 15 µm wide, walls moderately thick, region opaque; laminal cells elongate, 30-75(-90) 5-9 µm; basal cells short-ovate, region in 3-7 rows across base. Branch leaves with margins more strongly serrate. Sexual condition autoicous. Seta cherry red, 1.2-2(-2.4) cm, rough, sometimes weakly so. Capsule slightly to moderately inclined, reddish, ovate, slightly curved dorsally, 1.3-2 mm. Spores 13-19 µm.

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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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