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2. Amblyodon P. Beauvois, Mag. Encycl. 5: 323. 1804. (as Amblyodum), name and orthography conserved • [Greek amblys, blunt, obtuse, and odon, tooth, alluding to peristome].

Dale H. Vitt

Leaves loosely erect to erect-spreading, not 3-ranked, narrowly oblong; margins plane; laminal cells oblong-rhombic to oblong-hexagonal, surface not bulging, smooth, walls thin, lax; basal cells same size as distal cells.

Species 1: North America, Europe, Asia.

Amblyodon is characteristically found in calcareous fens and meadows.

Lower Taxon


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