Brachydontium trichodes

(F. Weber) Fürnrohr

Flora 10(2,Beil.): 37. 1827,.

Basionym: Gymnostomum trichodes F. Weber Arch. Syst. Naturgesch. 1: 124. 1804
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 328.

Stems 0.6–1.2 mm. Leaves 0.5–2 mm, distal lamina cells irregularly short-rhombic with a few cells quadrate, about (1–) 2–3: 1, proximal cells longer. Seta 2–2.5 mm, straight and twisted above when dry. Capsule ovate-cylindric, 0.6–0.8 mm. Peristome of 16, very short, truncate teeth. Spores 8–12 µm.


Habitat: Moist, acidic cliff faces
Elevation: higher elevations

Distribution

N.H., N.C., Tenn., Wash., South America (Colombia), Europe, Asia, Australia

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Brachydontium trichodes"
Dale H. Vitt +  and John R. Spence +
(F. Weber) Fürnrohr +
Gymnostomum trichodes +
subcucullate +  and mitrate to sometimes +
ovate-cylindric +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
quadrate +
enlarged +
not differentiated +
N.H. +, N.C. +, Tenn. +, Wash. +, South America (Colombia) +, Europe +, Asia +  and Australia +
higher elevations +
Moist, acidic cliff faces +
short-rhombic +
linear;stoutly subulate +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
entire +  and denticulate +
dioicous +, autoicous +  and sexual +
straight +
cygneous +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.12 cm1.2 mm <br />0.0012 m <br />) +
Brachydontium trichodes +
Brachydontium +
species +
triangular +
unbranched;rarely 2-3-branched +
larger +  and minute +