flexuose


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flexuose

winding or wavy.
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2008)]; disc cinnabar, scarlet to red-orange, epruinose, thalline margin slightly prominent, smooth, crenulate to verrucose, even crenulate or flexuose.
0 [micro]m long, thin-walled, becoming wider beside costa, shorter, wider and more flexuose towards apex, shorter, wider, thick-walled and porose towards base; marginal cells narrower than adjacent median lamina cells; alar cells rectangular, hyaline, inflated, thin-walled, forming a very well defined group, triangular, usually not reaching the costa (up to 70-90% of distance from leaf margin to costa), strongly excavate and broadly decurrent, transition from alar cells to surrounding cells abrupt; initial cells of rhizoids very common in the upper third of leaves and beside costa, rhomboidal and hyaline.
Inflorescence laxly 2 or 3-pinnate, 25-35 x 10-18 cm; primary bracts like the upper scape bracts, exceeding the 1-bracteate sterile peduncle, pungent, dark purple-red; branches 5--10 cm long, spreading at 45[degrees]--90[degrees] from the main axis, the ultimate branches 3 to 10-flowered; the rachis flexuose, covered with pale stellate trichomes, pale green to white tinged purple; floral bracts ovate to broadly elliptic, broadly acute, 8-11 x 8-10 mm, thin, nerved, cucculate, sparselylepidote, pure white.