Braunia secunda

(Hooker) Bruch & Schimper

Bryol. Europ. 3: 161. 1846.

Basionym: Hedwigia secunda Hooker Musci Exot. 1: plate 46. 1818
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 89. Mentioned on page 88.

Stems with stolons lateral on primary and secondary stems and branches. Leaves with margins recurved from base to apex; distal medial laminal cell-walls strongly sinuate. Sexual condition paroicous.


Phenology: Capsules mature spring.
Habitat: Shaded or exposed acidic cliffs, boulders, rock, igneous rock faces, shaded ravines, with Arctostaphylos in Pinus and Quercus woodlands
Elevation: moderate to high elevations (1500-2000 m)

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia (India), Africa

Discussion

The leaf apices of Braunia secunda are longer and narrower than those of B. andrieuxii, and the leaf is more lanceolate and long-acuminate.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"narrow" is not a number. "wide" is not a number.

... more about "Braunia secunda"
concolorous +
erect;widespreading +
paroicous +, autoicous +  and sexual +
Patricia M. Eckel +
(Hooker) Bruch & Schimper +
narrowing +
broadly decurrent;abruptly concave-auriculate +
Hedwigia secunda +
spreading +  and erect +
concave +, ovatelanceolate +, oblong-ovate +  and ovate +
stoloniform-flagelliform +
cucullate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
0.19 cm1.9 mm <br />0.0019 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
red +  and brown +
stegocarpous +
incurved +  and erect +
mid +  and exserted +
striate-wrinkled +
ovate +, ellipsoid +  and cylindric-fusiform +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.22 cm2.2 mm <br />0.0022 m <br /> (?) +
smooth +  and mostly 3-papillose +
enlarged +  and small +
differentiated +
Ariz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico +, Central America +, South America +, Asia (India) +  and Africa +
moderate to high elevations (1500-2000 m) +
Shaded or exposed acidic cliffs, boulders, rock, igneous rock faces, shaded ravines, with Arctostaphylos in Pinus and Quercus woodlands +
capillary +
plicate-sulcate +
0 (?) +  and 1/5 (?) +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
erose-denticulate +  and plane +
oblong-rhombic +, short-rectangular +  and subquadrate +
3-4(-6)-papillose +
long-rectangular +  and linear +
long-rostrate +  and conic +
4 +  and 8 +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
Capsules mature spring. +
truncate +  and sharp +
Bryol. Europ. +
pigmented +  and concolorous +
irregularly branched +  and subpinnate +
spreading +, erect-ascending +  and creeping +
flagelliform-tapered +  and stoloniform +
1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
yellow +  and dark reddish +
straight +
swelling;slender;stout +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
flattened +  and spheroid +
secund +  and foliate +
spreading +  and erect +
concave +, ovatelanceolate +, oblong-ovate +  and ovate +
enlarged +  and small +
Braunia secunda +
species +
yellow-hyaline +
long-filiform +
specialized +
thinner +  and thick +
paroicous +, autoicous +, sexual +  and asexual +
porose-sinuate +
enlarged +  and small +
thin +  and thick +
reddish-brown +  and blackish brown +