Imbribryum gemmiparum (De Not.) J.R. Spence
  • Phytologia

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Imbribryum gemmiparum (De Not.) J.R. Spence. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 04 Jun 2020'

General Information

Plants medium-sized, bright green to yellow-green near tips, stramineous with age. Stems 1-2(-3) cm, weakly julaceous, with or without metallic sheen, older stem sometimes densely brown radiculose. Leaves soft, loosely set, somewhat distant proximally, green, younger leaves sometimes yellowish, ovate, strongly concave, 1-3 mm; base weakly decurrent; margins plane throughout, rarely revolute proximally, entire, limbidium absent; apex rounded to acute, not cucullate; costa brown to yellow-brown, not reaching apex or percurrent, awn absent; basal row of pigmented cells absent; proximal laminal cells abruptly short-rectangular, occasionally with scattered quadrate cells, 2-3:1; medial and distal cells hexagonal, (30-)40-60 × (14-)16-26 µm, 3(-4):1, walls thin, parallel to costa. Specialized asexual reproduction rare, by rhizoidal tubers [leaf axil bulbils], on rhizoids arising from leaf axils, pink to orange, 100-200 µm. Seta ± straight, brown. Capsule inclined to nutant, brown, pyriform, 2-3 mm, neck short. Spores 12-18 µm, smooth to papillose, yellowish.

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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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