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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 2: 153 (fasc. 29–31. Mon. 1.). 1846. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Distichium B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 2: 153. 1846.

Plants slender, elongate, densely tufted; stems erect, unbranched or forked. Leaves distichous, abruptly narrowed to a rough, spreading, linear subula from an oblong, erect, sheathing base; costa single, strong, filling the subula; cells subquadrate to subrectangular above, linear below; alar cells undifferentiated. Autoicous; perigonia axillary. Setae erect elongate; capsules exserted; annuli large, compound; opercula conic; stomata phaneroporic; peristome of 16 teeth. Calyptrae cucullate, smooth.
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