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Published In: Die Laubmoose Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz 1: 590. 1888. (Laubm. Deutschl.) Name publication detail

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Plant Category: Mosses
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A genus containing 13 species of dry or mountainous regions of North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. The genus is characterized by the presence of a hyalodermis, well developed central strand, distally dentate or serrate, plane or slightly incurved leaf margins, medially bistratose lamina with upper surface cells strongly bulging and positioned not directly over lower row of cells, and lower surface flat. The generic name refers to the resemblance to the moss genus Timmia. Two species in the Neotropics, T. anomala (Bruch, Schimp. & W. Gümbel)Limpr. (Mexico, Central America, and northern Andes) and T. barbuloides (Brid.) Mönk. (southern Andes). Timmiella was previously placed in the Pottiaceae.
Un género que contiene 13 especies de regiones secas o montañosas de América del Sur y Norte, Europa, Asia y África. Timmiella se caracteriza por presentar hialodermis en el tallo y cordón central bien desarrollada, distalmente dentados o serrados, márgenes de las hojas planos o escasamente incurvados, lámina biestratificada a media hoja con la superficie superior de las células marcadamente abultadas y situadas no directamente sobre la fila inferior de células y superficie inferior plana. El nombre genérico hace referencia a su semejanza con el género de musgo Timmia.

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