Plagiobryoides cellularis (Hook.) J.R. Spence
  • Phytologia

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Plagiobryoides cellularis (Hook.) J.R. Spence. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 04 Jun 2020'

General Information

Plants pale pink-green. Stems0.5-1 cm, weakly julaceous, innovations many; rhizoids few on proximal stem. Leaves crowded, imbricate when dry, erect when moist, narrowly to broadly ovate, flat or weakly concave, 0.4-1(-2.5) mm; base not decurrent, pink; margins plane or recurved proximally, 1-stratose, limbidium absent or rarely 1-stratose proximally; apex acute; costa reaching apex to very short-excurrent; proximal laminal cells long-rectangular, (60-)80-100 × 18-24 µm, 4-5:1, sometimes bulging, walls thin; distal cells elongate hexagonal, 30-70 × 16-22 µm, 2-4:1, walls thin. Specialized asexual reproduction absent. Sexual condition dioicous. [Seta thick, (1-)2-3 cm, flexuose to twisted. Capsule inclined to nutant, 2-4 mm; hypophysis strongly differentiated, elongate; operculum apiculate; peristome well developed; exostome pale yellow or tan proximally, teeth lanceolate, long; endostome hyaline to pale yellow, not adherent to exostome, segments present, sometimes longer than exostome, cilia usually absent, occasionally 1 or 2. Spores 20-28 µm, papillose, yellow-brown].

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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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