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Click on the images to enlarge >>>> Bryum junghugianum Cyathodium cavernarum Philonotis thwaitesii Reboulia hemispherica Bryum pseudotriquetrum Rhodobryum giganteum

Bryum junghugianum Cyathodium cavernarum Philonotis thwaitesii Reboulia hemispherica Bryum pseudotriquetrum Rhodobryum giganteum
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Dumortiera hirsuta
Dumortiera hirsuta

Plants thallose, very large, terrestrial near streams or actually under flowing water, dark green prostrate overlapping in large expanded patches. Thallus flat, repeatedly dichotomous, apex notched, midrib very prominent, apex deeply emarginated, male receptacle disciform, depressed in the centre, subsessile with bristle on the margins, much like the female receptacle when young, female receptacle sessile when young, stalked when mature, stalk two furrowed, top covered with scales, Receptacle disciform, convex with few bristle like hairs.


Click on the images to enlarge >>>> Bryum junghugianum Cyathodium cavernarum Philonotis thwaitesii Reboulia hemispherica Bryum pseudotriquetrum Rhodobryum giganteum

Bryum junghugianum Cyathodium cavernarum Philonotis thwaitesii Reboulia hemispherica Bryum pseudotriquetrum Rhodobryum giganteum

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