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Bazzania denudata (Bazzania denudata)


Bazzania denudata may commonly be found on organic substrates such as tree trunks and logs, humus, wetland margins. Bazzania denudata is very thin and colors vary. Loose turfs of evenly forked shoots are formes.Leaves are cauducous, meaning the fall off easily. This characteristic is great for identifying this species in the field.Lateral leaves are two-pronged to entire and may have several apical teeth. Lateral leaves curve at the tips towards the substratum.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum: Hepaticophyta

        • Class: Jungermanniopsida

          • Order: Jungermanniales

            • Family: Lepidoziaceae

              • Genus: Bazzania