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Published In: Botanische Zeitung (Berlin) 3: 865. 1845. (Bot. Zeitung (Berlin)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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6. Garckea C. Müll.   荷包藓属 he-bao xian shu
Bot. Zeit. (Berlin) 3: 865. 1845.
 
Plants minute to small, yellowish green, gregarious or in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple, slender. Leaves appressed when dry, erect-patent when moist, crowded and larger above, distant and smaller below, lanceolate; margins plane or slightly incurved, entire nearly throughout; costa single, strong, shortly excurrent; upper cells linear-rectangular, firm-walled, smooth; basal cells rectangular, rather thin-walled; alar cells not differentiated. Dioicous. Setae very short; capsules immersed, oblong-ovoid; opercula shortly conic-rostrate; annuli in 1–2 rows of large cells, deciduous; stomata absent; peristome teeth 16, lanceolate, transversally barred near the base, perforate below the middle, densely papillose. Clayptrae mitrate, coarsely mammillose. Spores spherical, densely papillose.
 

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There is only one species recognized in the world.

1. Garckea flexuosa (Griff.) Marg. & Nork.

 
 
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