Venturiella Müll. Hal.
  • Linnaea 39: 421. 1875.
  • [For G. Venturi, 1830-1898, Italian lawyer and bryologist]

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Venturiella Müll. Hal. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 29 Nov 2021'

General Information

Plants dull, dark green. Leaves imbricate, erect when dry, giving stem and branches a terete appearance, spreading when wet, ovate, subulate, subula flat, hyaline, serrulate; laminal cells smooth, linear in subulae, rhomboidal distally, quadrate to oblate in several proximal, marginal rows. Perichaetial leaves pale, erect, enlarged, sheathing. Seta quite short, straight. Capsule immersed to emergent, erect, cylindrical, pale yellow, stomatose, stomata numerous in proximal half of theca; annuli narrow or broad, persistent; peristome teeth well developed, 16, lanceolate, papillose, orange; operculum apiculate to rostrate. Calyptra mitrate, smooth, plicate, plicae serrulate. Spores finely papillose.

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    Other Local Names

    [For G. Venturi, 1830-1898, Italian lawyer and bryologist]

     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).