• Plate I

     

    Figs. 81-86. Fossombronia caespitiformis De Not. ex Rabenh. var. multispira Schiffn. 81. OM micrograph of plant habit; scale bar = 1 mm. 82. SEM micrograph of a vegetative plant showing the undulate, oblate leaves; scale bar = 100 µm. 83. SEM micrograph of fertile plant showing the intermixed antheridia (an) and archegonia (ar); scale bar = 100 µm. 84. SEM micrograph of two caulocalyces, showing the crested outgrowths (arrows); scale bar = 100 µm. 85. OM micrograph of a leaf; scale bar = 100 µm. 86. OM micrograph of median leaf cells; scale bar = 10 µm.Figs. 81 - 84 from the lectotype of F. caespitiformis var. multispira, Baumgartner s.n (FH). Figs. 81, 85, 86 from Tenerife, 2001, Drewhald s.n. (ABSH)

     

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    Figs. 87-92. Fossombronia caespitiformis De Not. ex Rabenh. 87. OM micrograph of the capsule wall of F. caespitiformis var. multispira; scale bar = 10 µm. 88. OM micrograph of spores and an elater of F. caespitiformis var. multispira; scale bar = 10 µm. 89. OM micrograph of a spore and bispiraled elaters from Fossombronia caespitiformis var. caespitiformis; scale bar = 100 µm. 90, 91. SEM micrographs of distal spore walls, from the same capsule of F. caespitiformis var. multispira, showing variation from cristate to a verrucate pattern; scale bar = 10 µm. 92. SEM micrograph of the proximal spore wall of F. caespitiformis var. multispira; scale bar = 10 µm.Figs. 87, 88, 90 - 92 from the lectotype of F. caespitiformis var. multispira, Baumgartner s.n. (FH). Fig. 89 from the type cons. prop. of Fossombronia caespitiformis var. caespitiformis, Paris s.n., (BM).

     

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    Figs. 93-96. Fossombronia caespitiformis De Not. ex Rabenh. 93. SEM micrograph of the distal spore wall of F. caespitiformis var. caespitiformis; scale bar = 10 µm. 94. SEM micrograph of the proximal spore wall of F. caespitiformis var. caespitiformis; scale bar = 10 µm. 95. SEM micrograph of the distal spore wall from the lectotype of F. husnotii var.anglica; scale bar = 100 µm. 96. SEM micrograph of the proximal spore wall from the lectotpye of F. husnotii var. anglica; scale bar = 10 µm.Fig. 93, 94 from the type cons. prop. of Fossombronia caespitiformis var. caespitiformis, Paris s.n., (BM). Fig. 95, 96 from the lectotype of Fossombronia husnotii var. anglica, March 23, 1913, Nicholson s.n. (CBG).