6b. Acroporium stramineum var. turgidum (Mitt.) B. C. Tan 厚壁顶胞藓粗枝变种 hou bi ding bao xian cu zhi bian zhong
Willdenowia 24: 286. 1994. Acroporiumturgidum Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 10: 183. 1868. Type: Samoa Island. Powell 183.
Plants large, in dense tufts or compact mats. Stems prostrate with erect, turgid branches; branches thick, 3–6 cm long, 1.0–1.5 mm wide with leaves. Leaves broadly ovate or oblong-ovate, 2.0–3.0 mm × 1.00–1.25 mm, appressed to erect-spreading, rarely falcate, slightly plicate, shortly acuminate, broadly cordate at base; margins plane, entire; leaf cells linear, 65–90 mm long, strongly incrassate, pitted. Sporophytes not seen.