Tilopteris mertensii(Turner) Kützing

Fleirrada tvesli in Norwegian Nynorsk
Flerradet tvesli in Norwegian Bokmål


The species Tilopteris mertensii belongs to:


Photos of Tilopteris mertensii (2):

  • Photo of Tilopteris mertensii
  • Photo of Tilopteris mertensii

1 of 2: Habit

Photo of Tilopteris mertensii
Part of thallus with main axes and opposite branching Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Note: The species has been found in South-Norway but is relatively rare. It can be around 10 cm long, has main axes with opposite branching in one plane. It is pluriseriate in the basal part of thallus and uniseriate in the upper part. Side branches end in a pseudohair. Pairwise monosporangia can be found intercalary in side branches.

2 of 2: Side branches

Photo of Tilopteris mertensii
Detail showing opposite branches with pseudohairs and pairwise monosporangia placed intercalary Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use