Cinclidium latifolium

Lindberg

Bot. Not. 1877: 43. 1877.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 218. Mentioned on page 217.

Plants 3–6 (–12) cm. Stems dark-brown. Leaves green, yellowish green, or reddish-brown, strongly reflexed to arcuate-recurved when moist forming bowl-like or cylindric pockets, orbicular, broadly obovate, or spatulate, 2–3 mm; base short-decurrent; margins recurved, 1-stratose; apex rounded or obtuse, apiculate or cuspidate, apiculus sharp, cusp lightly toothed; costa percurrent or excurrent; medial laminal cells elongate or short-elongate, (50–) 60–90 (–110) µm, in diagonal rows, not or weakly collenchymatous; marginal cells linear or short-linear, in 2–4 rows. Sexual condition dioicous. Seta red or reddish-brown, 1.5–4 cm. Capsule yellowish green or light green, elliptic, 2–3 mm. Spores 25–50 µm.


Phenology: Capsules mature summer.
Habitat: Wet tundra soil in rich fens and marshes, often calcareous
Elevation: low to moderate elevations

Distribution

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Greenland, B.C., Man., N.W.T., Nunavut, Ont., Que., Yukon, Alaska, Europe

Discussion

Its strongly reflexed to arcuate-recurved leaf margins make Cinclidium latifolium one of the most distinctive mosses in the northern region.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Cinclidium latifolium"
blackish +, orange-yellow +, reddish-brown +, yellowish-brown +, yellowish green +, red +, brown +  and yellow +
cuspidate +  and apiculate +
Obtuse (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Terry T. McIntosh +  and Steven G. Newmaster +
Lindberg +
u--shaped +
short-decurrent +
decurrent +
cucullate +
light green +  and yellowish green +
subglobose +, ovate-elliptic +  and elliptic +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
undifferentiated +
2 (?) +  and 1 (?) +
nodulose +
excurrent +  and percurrent +
ending well before apex +  and subpercurrent +
toothed +
Greenland +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Ont. +, Que. +, Yukon +, Alaska +  and Europe +
low to moderate elevations +
greenish yellow +
lanceolate-acuminate +
Wet tundra soil in rich fens and marshes, often calcareous +
crowded +  and distant +
reddish-brown +, yellowish green +  and green +
reflexed to arcuate-recurved +  and flat +
spatulate +, obovate +  and orbicular +
larger +  and small +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
reddish-brown +, brown +  and green +
dioicous +  and sexual +
rectangular +, rhomboidal +  and linear +
short-elongate +  and elongate +
hemispheric +
Capsules mature summer. +
smaller +  and larger +
reddish-brown +  and red +
flexuose +
elongate +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
spheric +
not dendroid +, branching +  and simple +
dark-brown +
Cinclidium latifolium +
Cinclidium +
species +
blunt +  and sharp +
collenchymatous +