Bruchia hallii

Austin

Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 5: 21. 1874,.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 435. Mentioned on page 434.

Distal leaves ovate to very short-lanceolate, 0.7–1.3 mm, leaf base not differentiated in shape; distal laminal cells short-rectangular. Sexual condition paroicous. Seta 0.4–1.7 mm. Capsule neck short, obovate. Spores densely spinose. Calyptra smooth


Phenology: Capsules mature late winter–spring.
Habitat: Soil
Elevation: low to moderate elevations

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Ill., N.C., Tex.

Discussion

The short leaves and short seta are good field characters for Bruchia hallii, but the spores must be examined to distinguish it from B. fusca.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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forming a marginal border +  and not differentiated +
narrower +  and broader +
Richard H. Zander +
Austin +
oblong +, ovate +  and broadened +
cleistocarpous +
short-exserted +
obovate +  and pyriform +
subpercurrent +
long-rectangular +
paroicous +  and sexual +
short-lanceolate +  and ovate to very +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br />) +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Ill. +, N.C. +  and Tex. +
low to moderate elevations +
papillose +  and smooth +
not differentiated +
curved +  and straight +
lanceolate;linear-lanceolate +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
serrulate +  and entire +
short-cylindric +, tapering +, obovate +  and inflated +
long-rostrate +
not differentiated +
on short branches +  and axillary +
not differentiated +
Capsules mature late winter–spring. +
Bull. Torrey Bot. Club +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
brown +  and yellow +
short;elongate +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br />) +
spheric;ovoid or weakly reniform +
branching +  and simple +
Bruchia hallii +
species +
perforate +  and simple +
specialized +
paroicous +, autoicous +, sexual +  and not asexual +
plant +  and gregarious +
small +  and minute +