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Neckera besseri

(Neckera besseri)

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Description

Plants to 2 cm.Stems with branches common,flagelliform;paraphyllia absent.Stem leaves (central) ovate to obovate,flat,1.1-1.3 × 0.4-0.6 mm;margins entire;apex obtuse to broadly acute;costa double,short,rarely single;alar cells irregularly quadrate;basal laminal cells irregularly rectangular,25-37 × 7 µm;distal medial cells rhombic to rhomboidal,15-18(-30) × 7-9 µm;apical cells rhombic,5-12 × 7 µm.Sporophytes unknown.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Bryopsida
Order:Leucodontales
Family:Neckeraceae
Genus:Neckera
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