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Published In: Die Laubmoosflora von Oestrreich-Ungarn 127. 1882. (Laubm.-Fl. Oesterr.-Ung.) Name publication detail

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A widespread genus of 11 species. Crossidium is distinguished by the short ovate or ligulate leaves, multicellular photosynthetic filaments present on distal ventral surface of costa, hair point or mucronate leaf tip, unistratose lamina, enlarged, lax basal cells that extend upward along costa, elongate seta and peristomate capsule.
Un género con 11 especies. Crossidium se distingue por presentar hojas corto-ovadas o liguladas, filamentos multicelulares fotosintéticos presentes en la superficie ventral distal de costa, ápices de la hoja en tricomas o mucronados, lámina uniestratificada, células basales agrandadas, laxas, extendiéndose hacia arriba a lo largo de la costa, setas alargadas y cápsulas peristomadas.

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