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Tortula truncata (Hedw.) Mitt.

Synonym
  • Pottia truncata (Hedw.) Bruch & Schimp.
  • Pottia truncatula Warnst.
  • Gymnostomum truncatum Hedw.
Vernacular Name
Common Pottia
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Conservation status
No status defined
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Detail
Leaves obovate to spatulate, apex broadly acute or occasionally rounded, short-awned, margins plane or rarely weakly recurved proximally, weakly bordered distally with 2-4 rows of slightly thicker-walled cells; costa excurrent, lacking an adaxial pad of cells, distally narrow, 2 cells across the convex or plane adaxial surface; distal laminal cells irregularly hexagonal, width 18-22(-27) µm wide, 1:1, smooth. Sexual condition autoicous. Sporophytes exerted. Seta 0.25-0.4(-0.6) cm. Capsule stegocarpic, not systylius, urceolate or obovate, erect and nearly straight, urn 0.6-1 mm; peristome absent; operculum 0.3-0.5 mm. Spores 25-30 µm, spheric, densely papillose.
Book reference
  • Данилків І.С., Рабик І.В. Мохоподібні (Bryophyta) природного заповідника «Медобори» // Чорноморський ботанічний журнал. – 2007. - Т.3, №1. - С.85-99.
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Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Bryophyta
Bryopsida_unranked_taxon
Bryopsida
Pottiales
Pottiaceae
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