Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences


The Funariaceae are difficult to identify without sporophytes. The leaves have broad, clear cells that are rectangular or rhomboidal. The paraphyses have globose terminal cells. The capsules have distinctive stomata with a slit in a round guard cell.

Funaria hygrometrica var. hygrometrica

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