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The database is hosted by Kiel University
and is established by Magda Wieckowska-
Lüth, Wiebke Kirleis and Kay Schmütz,
Institute for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology.

© Wieckowska-Lüth/Kirleis/Schmütz 2020

Type: T-8

Category: Bryophyta

Sub-category: Amblystegiaceae

Taxonomical identification: Drepanocladus aduncus

First publication: Kuhry, P. (1988) A palaeobotanical and palynological study of Holocene peat from the El Bosque mire. Located in a volcanic area of the Cordillera central of Colombia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 55, 19–72

Other publication/s: No information

Description: Plants irregularly branched. Leaves falcate, acuminate, unicostate, the costa ending near the apex. Leaf margin entire. Leaf cells smooth, linear. Distinct group of alar cells. According to Crum and Anderson (1981) the entire leaf margin separates D. aduncus from other related species such as D. fluitans (Hedwig) Warnst. and D. exannulatus (B.S.G.) Warnst.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information