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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 49: 101. 1981. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
Notes     (Last Modified On 10/19/2012)
general taxon notes:
Cardotiella contains five species from Mexico, Central and South America, South Africa, Madagascar and associated islands. The genus is distinguished by the coarse intertwining mats, ascending straight or curved branches, 5-ranked, spirally arranged, long decurrent, short ovate-lanceolate leaves, fragile and deciduous apex, strongly unipapillose, quadrate-rounded laminal cells and decurrent leaf bases of inflated cells. The generic name honors the French bryologist Jules Cardot (1860-1934).
 
Cardotiella contiene cinco especies desde México, Centro y Sur América, S. África, Madagascar e islas asociadas. En Bolivia y el Neotrópico una sóla especie está presente, Cardotiella quinquefaria (Hornsch.) Vitt. El género se distingue por las matas toscamente entrelazadas, ramas ascendentes rectas o curvadas, en 5-filas dispuestas en espiral, hojas cortas ovado-lanceoladas, largo-decurrentes, frágiles y con ápices deciduos, marcadamente unipapilosos, células de la lámina cuadrado-redondeadas y células de las bases decurretes de las hojas infladas. El nombre genérico hace honor al briólogo francés Jules Cardot (1860-1934).

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