Calliergon (Sull.) Kindb.
  • Canad. Rec. Sci. 6(2): 72. 1894.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Calliergon (Sull.) Kindb. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000006070. Accessed on: 26 Sep 2020'

General Information

Plants medium-sized to very large, green, pale green, yellowish, brownish, or sometimes pale pink. Stems ± densely radially branched; hyalodermis absent, central strand present; outer pseudoparaphyllia broad, apex rounded to acuminate or cleft; rhizoids or rhizoid initials at various points on leaves, or on scattered points or in rows on stem; axillary hairs , distal cells 2-8(-10), hyaline. Stem leaves ± broadly ovate to broadly rounded-triangular, abruptly narrowed to apex, straight, concave or strongly so, not plicate; base broadly decurrent; margins entire or occasionally slightly sinuate; apex rounded or obtuse; costa single, ending just before apex, or branched to 2-fid and ending 1/2-9/10 leaf length; alar cells differentiated, rectangular to long-rectangular, strongly inflated, hyaline, walls thin, region distinctly or indistinctly delimited, transversely triangular to broadly ovate; medial laminal cell walls incrassate or thin, porose or not. Sexual condition dioicous or autoicous; inner perichaetial leaves not plicate; vaginula naked. Capsule with annulus not separating; exostome external surface reticulate basally, margins dentate distally. Spores 13-31 µm.

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCE Karczmarz, K. 1971. A monograph of the genus Calliergon (Sull.) Kindb. Monogr. Bot. 34: 1-209.

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