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Antitrichia kilimandscharica (Antitrichia kilimandscharica)


Antitrichia Kilimandscharica is a leaf species described by Brotherus 1897. Antitrichia Kilimandscharica is part of the genus Antitrichia and the Leucodontaceae family . They are large, thick and loose lawn-forming moss plants with elongated, often hanging secondary stems, which are irregularly branched. A central strand in the cross-section of the stem is missing or is only indicated. The concave leaves are broadly ovate to ovoid-lanceolate, pointed to pointed and pointed at the tip. The laminates are lengthened, smooth and more or less spotting. In the leaf wings are round-square to elliptical cells. In addition to the simple leaf rib, which ends in the upper half of the leaf, a few short secondary ribs are often present at the base of the leaf.Antitrichia species are diocesan . On the elongated, smooth seta is a straight or slightly curved, elongated-egg-shaped to oblong-cylindrical capsule. The capsule neck has gap openings.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Bryopsida

          • Order: Leucodontales

            • Family: Leucodontaceae

              • Genus: Antitrichia