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Published In: Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps Academiens Handlingar, Ny Följd 28(2): 19. 1895. (Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl., n.s.) Name publication detail

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general taxon notes:
Orthostichidium contains about eight species distributed in the tropics of America and Africa; a single species, Orthostichidium quadrangulare (Schwägr.) B.H. Allen & Magill., in the Neotropics. This neotropical species was previously known as Orthostichidium guyanense (Mont.) Broth., and more recently placed in Hildebrandtiella guyanensis (Mont.) W.R. Buck. Orthostichidium is distinguished by the rather robust, green to golden-brown, irregularly branched secondary stems, 5-spirally ranked leaves, absence of a costa, and few alar cells.
Orthostichidium contiene ca. ocho especies distribuidas en la región tropical de América y África; sólo una especie, Orthostichidium quadrangulare (Schwägr.) B.H. Allen & Magill., en el Neotrópico. Esta especie neotropical fue conocida previamente como Orthostichidium guyanense (Mont.) Broth., y fue localizada recientemente en Hildebrandtiella guyanensis (Mont.) W.R. Buck. Orthostichidium se distingue por los tallos secundarios bastante robustos, verde a marrón-dorado, irregularmente ramificados, hojas dispuestas en 5 hileras en espiral, costa ausente, y pocas células alares.

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