Philonotis gracillima Ångström
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Philonotis gracillima Ångström. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001150901. Accessed on: 05 Dec 2020'

General Information

Plants small, delicate, in lax to dense tufts, bright green. Stems 0.5-1 cm, erect, simple to sparingly branched; proximal rhizoids absent or weakly developed. Leaves erect to incurved when dry, erect-spreading to spreading when moist, ovate-oblong to ligulate or ovate-lanceolate to ovate, 0.3-1 mm; margins revolute throughout or revolute proximally and plane distally, bluntly serrulate, teeth paired; apex broadly acute to rounded-obtuse; costa 7/8 leaf length or subpercurrent, distal abaxial surface rough; laminal cells obscurely to clearly prorulose at distal ends; basal cells rectangular, 25-35 × 10-15 µm; distal cells subquadrate to oblong rhomboidal, 20-30 × 10-12 µm. Specialized asexual reproduction by occasional short brood branches in distal leaf axils. Sexual condition dioicous; perigonia gemmate. Sporophytes unknown.

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    Bartramiaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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