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Warnstorfia fluitans (Hedw.) Loeske

Synonym
  • Warnstorfia fluitans var. falcata (Sanio ex C.E.O.Jensen) H.A.Crum & L.E.Anderson
  • Warnstorfiah-schulzei (Limpr.) Loeske
  • Drepanocladus fluitans (Hedw.) Warnst.
  • Drepanocladus h-schulzei (Limpr.) Loeske
Vernacular Name
Floating Hook-moss
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Conservation status
No status defined
Value of species
Remarks
Detail
Plants medium-sized, green, yellow-green or brownish to brown-red (clear red rarely seen in extremely exposed habitats); branch and shoot apices not pencil-like; cells of stem epidermis not widened; pseudoparaphyllia ovate-triangular to lanceolate, sometimes irregular; axillary hairs with 1--4-celled distal portion, hyaline when young. Stem leaves falcate or sometimes straight, narrowly ovate to triangular-ovate and gradually narrowed to acuminate apex, concave or slightly so; margins denticulate, sometimes only in part or indistinctly so; costa ending at mid-leaf or to 80% distally in leaf (occasionally shorter or double); alar cells in usually indistinctly delimited transverse, narrowly triangular group which more or less reaches costa, not decurrent, supra-alar cells weakly differentiated. Sexual condition autoicous.
Book reference
  • Рабик І.В., Данилків І.С. Мохоподібні (Hepaticophyta, Bryophyta) болота Немирів // Наукові записки Державного природознавчого музею. - Львів, 2008. - 24. - С.115-126.
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Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Bryophyta
Bryopsida_unranked_taxon
Bryopsida
Hypnales
Calliergonaceae
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