Cynodontium strumulosum

Müller Hal. & Kindberg in J. Macoun

in J. Macoun, Cat. Canad. Pl., Musci., 6. 1892,.

Synonyms: Oncophorus strumulosus (Müller Hal. & Kindberg) E. Britton
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 380. Mentioned on page 378.

Stems (0.5–) 1–1.5 cm. Leaves ca. 2 mm, oblong-lanceolate to nearly linear, apex acute to somewhat obtuse; recurved generally in the middle third on one or both sides; margins 1-stratose; laminal cells strongly papillose-mammillose, distal and medial cells quadrate with rounded corners, 8–15 µm wide. Perigonium sessile. Seta (0.5–) 0.8–1 cm, straight wet or dry. Capsule inclined, somewhat zygomorphic, strumose; annulus weakly developed.


Phenology: Capsules mature summer.
Habitat: Soil over rock
Elevation: high elevations

Discussion

The epithet strumulosum implies that the capsule is somewhat or sometimes strumose, but in the type specimen examined all the capsules were distinctly strumose. The illustration is drawn from the type specimen.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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reddish-brown +
persistent +  and deciduous +
large +  and small +
not deciduous +
Patricia M. Eckel +
Müller Hal. & Kindberg in J. Macoun +
short to long +
rectangular +  and elongate +
microphyllous +
pseudomonoicous +, dioicous +, autoicous +  and sexual +
reproduction +  and asexual +
cucullate +
longitudinally broadly +  and smooth +
differentiated +
deciduous +
papillose +  and mammillose +
differentiated +
percurrent;excurrent +
toothed +
serrulate +  and entire +
Alta. +  and B.C. +
high elevations +
Soil over rock +
papillose-mammillose +
falcate-secund +
oblong-lanceolate +  and nearly linear +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
erect-flexuose +
acuminate +, keeled +  and tubulose +
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 +
in J. Macoun, Cat. Canad. Pl., Musci., +
hyaline +  and reddish +
roughened +  and smooth +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
dry +, wet +  and straight +
straight +
curved-cygneous +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
spheric +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
superficial +
Oncophorus strumulosus +
Cynodontium strumulosum +
Cynodontium +
species +
deciduous +
papillose +
lanceolate +
yellowish green sometimes brownish +  and dark +