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Published In: Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 3: 257. 1805. (Dict. Sci. Nat.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
Notes     (Last Modified On 11/28/2010)
general taxon notes:

Long, D.G. 2005. Asterella. Flora Neotropica Monograph 97: 163-179.



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1. Branching ventral and terminal, androecia on ventral, often reducedbranches; mature carpocephalum hemispherrical, rarely umbrell-shaped, shortlyto deeply lobed; stalk slender with scattered scales at least when young;pseudoperianth not constricted at base of lobes; spores brown or red-brown orpurplish … A. macropoda

1. Branching mostly terminal, androecia on main thallus behindcarpocephalum stalk, or antheridia on separate terminal branch, or dioicous;mature carpocephalum hemispherrical, to conical, almost unlobed; stalk stout,naked; pseudoperianth constricted at base of lobes; spores dark brown to black```… A. alpina


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