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Published In: Flora 58: 531. 1875. (Flora) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Schliephackea is characterized by its pendent habit, long, porose basal leaf cells and sharply serrate leaf margins. Within the Holomitrium-complex only the pendent habit is unique to Schliephackea; however, its other two features are not found in combination in any other species of the complex.


 

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Schliephackea C. Müll., Flora 58: 532. 1875.

Plants medium to large sized, in long pendent tufts; stems reddish brown, central strand present. Leaves linear-lanceolate from a widely spreading base; margins erect, serrate; costa single and strong; leaf cells elongate-rectangular to linear, incrassate and variously porose throughout; alar cells well-developed. Pseudautoicous. Perichaetial leaves sheathing at base, long setaceous above. Seta long; capsule erect; stomata present; peristome teeth entire. Calyptrae cucullate.

 
 
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