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Schistostega pennata (Hedw.) F.Weber & Mohr

Synonym
  • Gymnostomum pennatum Hedwig, Sp. Musc. Frond.
  • Schistostega osmundacea D. Mohr
Vernacular Name
Goblin Gold
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Conservation status
No status defined
Value of species
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Detail
Leaves of sterile shoots 0.5-1.2 mm, ecostate, median cells smooth, oblong-rhomboidal, thin-walled, 16-20 µm wide, decurrent, confluent at the base, margin entire, weakly bordered by narrow, elongated cells. Protonemal gemmae sticky, obclavate, 80-200 × 15-20 µm, 3-4 cells in length, tapering and thickened near apex. Seta 2-5 mm. Capsule erect, light brown, smooth, subglobose or ovoid, annulus absent. Spores yellowish green, pitted-reticulate, 10-13 µm.
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Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Bryophyta
Bryopsida_unranked_taxon
Bryopsida
Dicranales
Schistostegaceae