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Published In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, Zweite Auflage 11: 466. 1925. (Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2)) Name publication detail
 

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The genus Herzogiella consists of five species in the world, and all of them are found in China.
 

 

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10. Herzogiella Broth.   长灰藓属   chang hui xian shu
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 11: 466. 1925.
 
Plants rather small, lax to dense, pale green or yellowish green, glossy. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched; branches flattened or ascending; in stem cross section epidermal cells large, thin-walled; pseudoparaphyllia absent. Stem leaves and branch leaves small, complanate, or falcate-secund, ovate- to elliptic-lanceolate, slenderly acuminate; margins plane, serrulate above the midleaf; decurrent or not decurrent at base; costae double, short; leaf cells linear, smooth; alar cells few or sometimes numerous, hyaline, thin-walled. Brood bodies absent. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves sheathing at base, recurved at upper margins, abruptly narrowed to a slender, serrulate apex. Setae slender, smooth; capsules inclined to horizontal, obovoid, oblong-ovoid to cylindrical, slightly arcuate, constricted below the mouth, wrinkled when dry; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; annuli differentiated; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, yellowish or yellowish brown, cross-striate on the outer surface, trabeculate on the inner surface, hyaline, papillose above; endostome segments narrowly lanceolate, perforate, hyaline, papillose; basal membrane high; cilia 1–3. Calyptrae cucullate, smooth. Spores yellowish brown, spherical, minutely papillose.
 
 
 
 

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1. Leaves distinctly decurrent at bases; alar cells numerous.......................................4. H. striatella
1. Leaves slightly decurrent at bases; alar cells one to few................................................................2
2. Leaves up to 3.5 mm long; median leaf cells 8–10 µm wide, thick-walled, usually porose......1. H. perrobusta
2. Leaves only up to 2.2 mm long; median leaf cells 4–6 µm wide, thin-walled, not porose......................... 3
3. Capsules obovoid, not curved; endostomal cilia none or rudimentary............................2. H. renitens
3. Capsules cylindrical, usually curved; endostomal cilia well developed...............................................4
4. Capsules up to 3 mm long; leaves not complanate, falcate-secund......................................... 3. H. seligeri
4. Capsules up to 2 mm long or shorter; leaves complanate....................................................... 5. H. turfacea
 
 
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