Bryophytes (Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts) • Earth.com

Cephaloziella turneri

(Cephaloziella turneri)

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Description

This is one of our most beautiful liverworts and finding it is always a thrill. Its leaves are about 0.25 mm long, and have 2 slightly unequal-sized lobes, each armed with many teeth that are clearly visible through a hand lens. Its slender (less than 0.5 mm wide), green shoots creep among small mosses or sometimes form dense little patches, and are often tipped with pale gemmae.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Hepaticophyta
Class: Jungermanniopsida
Order:Jungermanniales
Family:Cephaloziellaceae
Genus:Cephaloziella
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