• Plate I

    Figs. 293-298. Fossombronia fleischeri Osterwald ex Loeske. 293. SEM micrograph of a male plant, showing the leaf stance and antheridia (an); scale bar = 100 µm. 294. SEM micrograph of caulocalyx and elongate sporophyte, note the spherical capsule; scale bar = 100 µm. 295. Higher magnification of caulocalyx showing a scale (arrow) and the undulate, dentate mouth; scale bar = 100 µm. 296. SEM micrograph of a second caulocalyx and mature sporophyte, showing a smooth surface and dentate mouth; scale bar = 100 µm. 297. OM micrograph of a leaf; scale bar = 100 µm. 298. SEM micrograph of the median leaf cells; scale bar = 100 µm. Figs. 293 - 296 from the lectotype of F. fleischeri, Osterwald s.n. (FH). Fig. 297, 298 from England, Yorkshire, September 5, 1967, Paton 3553 (E).

  • Plate II

    Figs. 299-302. Fossombronia fleischeri Osterwald ex Loeske. 299. OM micrograph of the capsule wall, spore tetrads and elaters; scale bar = 100 µm. 300. SEM micrograph of a spore tetrad and two elaters; scale bar = 10 µm. 301, 302. SEM micrographs of spore tetrads, showing the aerolate distal spore wall; scale bar = 10 µm. Figs. 299 - 302 from the lectotype of F. fleischeri, Osterwald s.n. (FH).