pleurocarpous


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Related to pleurocarpous: acrocarpous, Acrocarpus
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(of mosses) having the archegonia on short lateral branches

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Sex expression of stems within each forest age-class was higher than non-expression for the three pleurocarpous species (Table 2).
Sphagnum mosses may be acrocarpous or pleurocarpous (bearing fruit at the end of a stalk or on the side), in which case they do not usually grow so high.
The forest floor is covered by pleurocarpous mosses (Pleurozium schreberi and Hylocomium splendens) except for sandy sediments where Cladonia lichens are often dominant.
In undisturbed vegetation, pleurocarpous mosses and fruticose lichens were totally dominant, but were virtually absent in the burned plots during the 5-yr observation period.
Morphological and anatomical features associated with epiphytism among the pleurocarpous mosses one basis for further research on adaptations and their evolution.
Anomodon and Platygyrium are pleurocarpous species; they produce sporophytes laterally, and the plants are prostrate and branch freely.
Pleurocarpous Mosses: Systematics and Evolution: 215226.