Tortula muralis - Bryophytes

Tortula muralis

Bryophyta: Classification, Distribution & Characteristics : Plantlet

Phascum is a genus of small mosses with sessile and cleistocarpous capsules but with leaf morphology similar to that of many species of Tortula.

Tortula muralis

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It is apparent the the leaves absorb moisture and swell.

Description: Leaf cells smooth to mammillose, or with a few small papillae in distal portion of leaf; cells of leaf margin typically somewhat smaller and thicker walled than adjacent laminal cells.

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Moving nearer the base of the leaf, the cells become elongate, rectangular and have few or no chloroplasts.
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    Tortula muralis is one of those species that looks very different when moist and dry, and it is worth getting familiar with both. Hydrated leaves spread away from the stem and it’s easy to see their tongue-shaped form, with a silvery excurrent nerve.
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    This particular moss, Tortula muralis, has a wide distribution and can be found on all but one continent. This incredible range is due in part to an ability to tolerate desiccation (water loss). Eric in SF@Flickr noted that he found this moss growing on a brick wall.
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    T. muralis is the commonest moss on many mortared or base-rich walls – both of brick and stone – and can tolerate some shade. It also grows on concrete, roof tiles and other man-made structures, as well as outcrops of natural, base-rich rock, and much less commonly on trees and wood. UK Status Widespread and common in Britain. VC55 Status
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    Tortula muralis €19.90 Tortula muralis Gametophyte Seta Capsule Links Layered Photoshop & Jpeg without labels files sample Licenses Informations SKU 010403100202c-Tortula_muralis More Information File formats Licences The types of NMPV licence purchasable by the User as individually defined in relation to the specific Content are: Standard licence
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    Tortula muralis Hedw. Tortula muralis, a bryophyte, is a moss that is native to California. Plant Range. Observation Search (58 records) Plant Characteristics.
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