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Published In: Hepaticae . . . aus Engler-Prantl, Die naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien 124. 1893[1893]. (Hepat. (Engl.-Prantl)) Name publication detail

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Reiner-Drehwald, M.E. 2006. Type studies on neotropical Lejeuneaceae (Jungermanniopsida). Cheilolejeunea and Lepidolejeunea. Nova Hedwigia 83: 473-482.


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Note: Key to 8 of 11 species.
1. Leaf apices, on at least some leaves, acute or bluntly pointed (pointed leaf tips usually recurved) … 2
1. Leaf apices uniformaly broadly rounded … 3.
2. Underleaves 3-4.5 times stem width, lobes acute and base broadly rounded-auriculate … C. comans
2. Underleaves 1.5-3 times stem width, lobes obtuse and base cuneate … C. acutangula
3. Underleaves shallowing bifid (to 1/4) … 4.
3. Underleaves bifid to 1/3 or more … 5.
4. Underleaves orbicular, distant; plants very small, ca. 0.4-0.7 mm wide, ventral merophyte 2 cells wide; leaf lobes suberect to obliquely spreading; lobule tooth very long and sharp (at least 4 times as long as wide) … C. insecta
4. Underleaves wider than long, usually overlapping; plants larger, ventral merophyte 2-7 cells wide; leaf lobes wide spreading; lobule tooth shorter … C. fragrantissima
5. Leaves caduceus, often developing marginal rhizoids before falling away; leaf cells flat, thin-walled, with small trigones; lobule with a long, falcate tooth … C. adnata
5. Leaves not caduceus, without marginal rhizoids; leaf cells often mammillose and with conspicuous trigones; lobule tooth short, blunt … 6.
6. Underleaves on mature stems rather small, 2-3.5 times the stem width, distant, bases cuneate to rounded … C. rigidula
6. Underleaves on mature stems larger, (3.5)4-6 times the stem width, imbricate or nearly so, bases always distinctly rounded … 7.
7. Underleaves broadly ovate, 1.1-1.5 times wider than long; plants autoicous; leaves never caducous … C. trifaria
7. Underleaves orbicular, as wide as long (or longer than wide); plants dioicous; leaves occasionally caducous … C. clausa
Nota: Claves para 8 de 11 especies.
1. Ápices de las hojas, por lo menos en algunas hojas, agudos u obtusamente en punta (extremos en punta de la hoja generalmente recurvados) … 2
1. Ápices de las hojas uniforme y ampliamente redondeados … 3.
2. Anfigastros 3-4.5 veces el ancho del tallo, lobos agudos y bases ampliamente redondeado-auriculadas … C. comans
2. Anfigastros 1.5-3 veces el ancho del tallo, lobos obtusos y bases cuneadas … C. acutangula
3. Anfigastros poco profundos bífidos (hasta 1/4) … 4.
3. Anfigastros bífidos hasta 1/3 o más … 5.
4. Anfigastros orbiculares, distantes; plantas muy pequeñas, aprox. 0.4-0.7 mm de ancho, merófito ventral 2 células de ancho; lobos de las hojas suberectos a oblicuamente patentes; diente del lóbulo muy largo y afilado (por lo menos 4 veces más largos que anchos) … C. insecta
4. Anfigastros más anchos que largos, generalmente solapados; plantas mayores, merófito ventral 2-7 células de ancho; lobos de las hojas amplio-patentes; diente del lóbulo cortos … C. fragrantissima
5. Hojas deciduas, a menudo desarrollando rizoides marginales antes de caer; células de las hojas planas, con paredes delgadas, con trígonos pequeños; lóbulos con un diente largo y falcado … C. adnata
5. Hojas no deciduas, sin rizoides marginales; células de las hojas a menudo mamilosas y con trígonos conspicuos; diente del lóbulo corto y obtuso … 6.
6. Anfigastros en los tallos maduros bastante pequeños, 2-3.5 veces el ancho del tallo, distantes, bases cuneado a redondeado … C. rigidula
6. Anfigastros sobre mature tallos mayor, (3.5)4-6 times the tallo width, imbricado o casi so, bases siempre conspicuamente redondeado … 7.
7. Anfigastros ampliamente ovadas, 1.1-1.5 times wider than largo; plantas autoica; hojas nunca deciduas … C. trifaria
7. Anfigastros orbiculares, tan anchos como largos (o más largos que anchos); plantas dioicas; hojas ocasionalmente deciduas … C. clausa
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