Sciuro-hypnum starkii (Brid.) Ignatov & Huttunen
  • Arctoa

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Sciuro-hypnum starkii (Brid.) Ignatov & Huttunen. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 05 Dec 2020'

General Information

Plants medium-sized, , in loose tufts, green to yellow-green. Stems to 4 cm, creeping to ascending and almost erect, flexuose, curved near apices, terete-foliate, regularly pinnate, at least in part, branches to 7 mm, often curved, terete- to complanate-foliate. Stem leaves erect- to wide-spreading, not crowded, ovate-triangular, slightly concave, not plicate, 0.8-1.6 × 0.4-0.8 mm; base narrowly long-decurrent; margins plane or recurved proximally, serrulate; apex gradually tapered or rarely short-acuminate; costa in most leaves percurrent or vanishing within narrow acumen, occasionally before mid leaf, strong, terminal abaxial spine present; alar cells enlarged, to 25 × 17 µm, walls thin, region conspicuous, pellucid; laminal cells elongate to linear, 40-75 × 5-7µm, smooth or distal cells occasionally prorate; basal juxtacostal cells not clearly differentiated, shorter, slightly broader than laminal cells, region in 2 or 3 rows. Branch leaves ovate to ovate-lanceolate; base symmetric or rarely asymmetric; margins plane, more strongly serrulate to coarsely serrate; costal terminal spine absent, or occasionally abaxial spine and several abaxial teeth present; . Sexual condition autoicous. Seta reddish, 1.2-1.6 cm, rough. Capsule horizontal to pendent, reddish, oblong, curved, especially when young (sometimes forming 180-270± arch), 2 mm. Spores 12-16 µm.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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