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Heinemann'S Andreaea Moss (Andreaea heinemannii)


Plants brown to black. Leaves erect to spreading, occasionally secund, broadly subulate from an ovate base, widest in proximal half of leaf, apex symmetric; costa present, percurrent and filling the leaf apices, weak, flattened distally, often not reaching the leaf insertion; leaf margins entire or occasionally weakly crenulate; basal laminal cells quadrate to occasionally short-rectangular, a few marginal cells rectangular, walls usually sinuose; medial laminal cells quadrate, 1-stratose or sometimes 2-stratose in patches, lumens rounded-quadrate; laminal papillae rare, low. Sexual condition apparently autoicous; perichaetial leaves differentiated, convolute-sheathing. Spores 20-30(-40) -m.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Bryophyta

        • Class: Andreaeopsida

          • Order: Andreaeales

            • Family: Andreaeaceae

              • Genus: Andreaea