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Tortula subulata Hedw.

Synonym
  • Tortula subulata var. graeffii Warnst.
  • Syntrichia subulata (Hedw.) Web. & Mohr
Vernacular Name
Awl-leaved Screw-moss
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Conservation status
No status defined
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Detail
Leaves oblong-lanceolate to long-elliptical, apex acute, mucronate, margins recurved at base, bordered in proximal 2/3 to throughout with 3-5 rows of thicker-walled cells, 1-3:1; costa short-excurrent, lacking an adaxial pad of cells, distally very gradually narrowing, 3-5 cells across the weakly convex adaxial surface; distal laminal cells rounded-hexagonal, (10-)15-18 µm wide, 1:1, strongly papillose with 4-5 2-fid papillae. Sexual condition autoicous. Sporophytes exerted. Seta 1-3 cm. Capsule stegocarpic, not systylius, cylindric, erect and nearly straight, urn 4-6 mm; peristome 1700-2000 µm, teeth of 32 filaments twisted at least 1 full turn, basal membrane high, ca. 1000 µm; operculum ca. 1.5-2.5 mm. Spores (8-)12-18 µm, spheric, finely 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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