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Published In: Canadian Record of Science 6(2): 72. 1894. (Canad. Rec. Sci.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/23/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Heterophyllium contains 10 or more species distributed in the temperate and montane tropical regions; a single species in the Neotropics. The differentiated stem and branch leaves, coarsely serrated distal leaf margins, subquadrate to short oblong alar cells, short rostrate to conic-apiculate opercula, and well developed peristome characterize the genus.
Heterophyllium contiene 10 o más especies distribuidas en regiones templadas y tropicales montanas; existe una sola especie en el Neotrópico. El género se caracteriza por las hojas del tallo y ramas diferenciadas, márgenes distales de las hojas ásperamente aserradas, células alares cuadradas a corto-oblongas, opérculo corto-rostrado a cónico-apiculado, y peristoma bien desarrollado.

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