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29a. Pottiaceae Schimper subfam. Timmielloideae R. H. Zander, Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: 68. 1993.

Plants green to tan. Stem central strand present, sclerodermis strong, hyalodermis present. Leaves broadly to linearly lanceolate, apex acute, margins plane to weakly incurved; distal laminal cells 2-stratose medially, the cells staggered above each other near the costa but grading to vertically aligned towards the leaf margin, bulging adaxially, nearly smooth abaxially, walls KOH yellow; costa with differentiated abaxial epidermis; gemmae unknown. Peristome present.

Genus 1: widespread in temperate climates.

Lower Taxon


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