Catoscopiaceae Boulay ex Broth.
  • Nat. Pflanzenfam. 220[I,3]: 629. 1904.

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General Information

Plants medium-sized, in erect cushions, acrocarpous. Stems erect, branched. Leaves erect, spreading when moist, lanceolate; margins narrowly recurved, entire; laminal cells oblong or quadrate to short-rectangular, smooth. Sexual condition dioicous. Seta black, slender-elongate. Capsule inclined to horizontal, black, glossy, ovoid, strongly asymmetric and curved, small, smooth, mouth pointed downward; stomata absent; peristome diplolepidous; exostome teeth 16, irregular, short, fragile; endostome basal membrane low, segments reduced. Calyptra cucullate, smooth.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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