Sphagnales

Belongs within: Bryophyta.Contains: Sphagnum subgenus Sphagnum. The Sphagnum mosses are, together with the Tasmanian Ambuchanania leucobryoides, the sister group to all other living mosses. They have thalloid protonemata, leafy shoots lacking rhizoids, and the capsules are not held above the gametophytes by a seta but by an extension of the gametophyte itself called the pseudopod.… Continue reading Sphagnales

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Sphagnum subgenus Sphagnum

Belongs within: Sphagnales. Sphagnum subgenus Cymbifolium is a group of robust sphagnum mosses with unbordered stem leaves and rough branch leaves (Dixon 1924). <==Sphagnum Linnaeus 1753 subg. SphagnumS04 [incl. S. subg. CymbifoliaD24] |–S. affine Renauld & Cardot 1885 [=S. imbricatum ssp. affine]S04 |–S. austinii Sull. ex Aust. 1870 [=S. imbricatum ssp. austinii]S04 |–S. degeneransD24 |–S.… Continue reading Sphagnum subgenus Sphagnum

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