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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 2 16: 279. 1841. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Plant Category: Mosses
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Symphyodon is unmistakable when capsules are present. An unusual character among neotropical pleurocarpic mosses is the presence of spines on the urn; other features aiding in distinguishing this species include the soft, glossy ovate to ovate-lanceolate leaves with short decurrent bases, short and forked costae, and few quadrate to oblong alar cells.
Symphyodon es inconfundible si las cápsulas están presentes. Un carácter inusual entre los musgos pleurocárpicos neotropicales es la presencia de espinas en la urna; otros rasgos que ayudan a distinguir esta especie incluyen las hojas suaves, brillantes, ovadas a ovado-lanceoladas con bases corto decurrentes, costa corta y bifurcada, y pocas células alares cuadradas a oblongas.

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