Cynodontium strumiferum

(Hedwig) Lindberg

Övers. Kongl. Vetensk.-Akad. Förh. 21: 230. 1864,.

Basionym: Fissidens strumifer Hedwig Sp. Musc. Frond., 160. 1801
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 382.

Stems to 2.5 cm. Leaves 2–4 (–5) mm, linear-lanceolate, tapering to a fine-point; distal leaf margins broadly recurved in the proximal half; distal lamina cells more or less scattered mammillose-papillose but smooth at leaf margins, distal and medial cells 10–14 µm. Perigonium sessile. Seta (0.6–) 0.9–1.3 cm, straight wet or dry. Capsule curved, zygomorphic, strumose; annulus of large, deciduous cells.


Phenology: Capsules mature summer.
Habitat: Shady, acid rock, soil over rock
Elevation: moderate to high elevations

Distribution

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Greenland, Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.W.T., N.S., Nunavut, Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Colo., Maine, Mich., Minn., Mont., N.H., N.Y., Wis., Eurasia, Atlantic Islands (Iceland)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Cynodontium strumiferum"
reddish-brown +
persistent +  and deciduous +
large +  and small +
not deciduous +
Patricia M. Eckel +
(Hedwig) Lindberg +
short to long +
rectangular +  and elongate +
Fissidens strumifer +
microphyllous +
pseudomonoicous +, dioicous +, autoicous +  and sexual +
reproduction +  and asexual +
cucullate +
longitudinally broadly +  and smooth +
inclined +  and erect +
differentiated +
deciduous +
papillose +  and mammillose +
differentiated +
percurrent;excurrent +
toothed +
serrulate +  and entire +
Greenland +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.W.T. +, N.S. +, Nunavut +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Colo. +, Maine +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Mont. +, N.H. +, N.Y. +, Wis. +, Eurasia +  and Atlantic Islands (Iceland) +
moderate to high elevations +
Shady, acid rock, soil over rock +
mammillose-papillose +
falcate-secund +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
tapering +  and linear-lanceolate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
erect-flexuose +
acuminate +, keeled +  and tubulose +
2-stratose +  and (1-)2(-3)-stratose +
cladautoicous +, autoicous +, sexual +  and asexual +
rostrate +  and long-rostrate +
nonpitted +  and pitted +
toothed +  and forked +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
acute +  and rounded-obtuse +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
nearly +, 0 +  and 2/3 +
papillose +  and striolate +
Capsules mature summer. +
undifferentiated +
Övers. Kongl. Vetensk.-Akad. Förh. +
hyaline +  and reddish +
roughened +  and smooth +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
dry +, wet +  and straight +
straight +
curved-cygneous +
0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
spheric +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
superficial +
Cnestrum +
Cynodontium strumiferum +
Cynodontium +
species +
deciduous +
papillose +
lanceolate +
yellowish green sometimes brownish +  and dark +