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Buxbaumia minakatae S. Okamura 1911

Morphology

    Comments
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    Buxbaumia piperi has occasionally been confused with this species, but the sporangium shape (narrowly ovate to cylindric) and the shorter, often arcuate seta separate B. minakatae; B. piperi has a longer, straight seta and ovate sporangium. A report of B. indusiata (A. J. Grout 1928-1940, vol. 1) was based on misidentifications of eastern North American material.
    Description
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    Seta 3-5 mm, straight to some-what arcuate. Capsule when mature narrowly ovoid to nearly cylindric, 3-5 mm, dull brown to rusty-brown, upper face not strongly differentiated from lower face, slightly oblique to seta or nearly erect. Spores 12-13 µm.

Diagnostic Description

    Synonym
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    Buxbaumia subcylindrica Grout