Anthoceros agrestis, a hornwort:



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Anthoceros_agrestis-SM_01_K.jpg Anthoceros agrestis

Stubble field near Haus Horst, Hilden, August 2008
Habitus. Round, rosette-shaped and lobed thallusMicroscopy, Stereomicroscope, Microfoto
Anthoceros_agrestis-SM_02_K.jpg Anthoceros agrestis

Stubble field near Haus Horst, Hilden, August 2008
Habitus. Sporogons are up to 7 cm longMicroscopy, Stereomicroscope, Microfoto
Anthoceros_agrestis-Chloroplast_K.jpg Anthoceros agrestis

Stubble field near Haus Horst, Hilden, August 2008
In contrast to most other mosses, horworts show only one single, big chloroplast in each cell.Microscopy, Stereomicroscope, Microfoto
Anthoceros_agrestis-Nostoc_K.jpg Anthoceros agrestis

Stubble field near Horst, Hilden, August 2008
In intercellular cavities on the bottom of the leafs we find symbiontic Nostoc cyanobacterias. Mikroskopie, Stereomikroskop, Mikrofoto