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Published In: Hepaticae . . . aus Engler-Prantl, Die naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien 125. 1893. (Hepat. (Engl.-Prantl)) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
Notes     (Last Modified On 3/26/2013)
general taxon notes:

Evans, A. W. 1921. Taxilejeunea pterogonia and certain allied species. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 48: 107-136.


Note: Key to the common species; very incomplete.

1. Underleaves small, distant, 3-4 times stem width; perianth with 5 smooth keels near apex … T. obtusangula

1. Underleaves large, contiguous, 6-7 times stem width; perianth with 5 smooth keels near apex … 2.

2. Leaves obliquely spreading (to 50º), asymmetrically broad triangular-ovate; underleaves rounded, U-shaped incision, lobes not overlapping … T. debilis

2. 2. Leaves widely spreading, symmetrically ovate; underleaves with narrow V-shaped incision, lobes often overlapping … 3.

3. Perianth with 5 toothed keels at apex … T. pterigonia

3. Perianth smooth, cylindrical … T. isocalycina

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