Dicranoweisia cirrata

(Hedwig) Lindberg in C. Milde

in C. Milde, Bryol. Siles., 49. 1869,.

Basionym: Weissia cirrata Hedwig Sp. Musc. Frond., 69. 1801
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 396.

Leaves crisped and incurved when dry, margins plane to narrowly incurved or recurved at middle, 1-stratose except on margins in distal half, cells smooth; alar cells undifferentiated. Specialized asexual reproduction frequent, multicellular gemmae frequent on abaxial surface of leaves. Capsule with annulus of 1–3 rows of somewhat separating cells; peristome smooth basally, papillose distally.


Phenology: Capsules mature late fall–winter.
Habitat: Forming short turf or tufts on tree trunks and decorticated logs, rarely in rock crevices
Elevation: 1-1900 m

Distribution

B.C., Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Wash., Asia, n Africa

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Dicranoweisia cirrata"
elliptic;short-linear +
Wilfred B. Schofield +
(Hedwig) Lindberg in C. Milde +
short to long +
Weissia cirrata +
straight +
microphyllous +
pseudomonoicous +, dioicous +, autoicous +  and sexual +
reproduction +  and asexual +
1/3 +  and 1/2 +
cucullate +
light +  and dark-brown +
inclined +  and erect +
smooth +  and longitudinally wrinkled +
elliptic +  and short-cylindric +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
with occasional 2-seriate portions +  and 1-seriate +
darkened +  and colored +
specialized +
undifferentiated +
4 (?) +  and 10 (?) +
papillose +  and mammillose +
enlarged +
percurrent;excurrent +
subpercurrent +
with longitudinal cuticular ridges +  and smooth +
autoicous +  and sexual +
subquadrate +
7um (?) +  and 10um (?) +
B.C. +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Oreg. +, Wash. +, Asia +  and n Africa +
1-1900 m +
multicellular +
Forming short turf or tufts on tree trunks and decorticated logs, rarely in rock crevices +
falcate-secund +
flexuose +
crisped +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
recurved +  and incurved +
nonpitted +  and pitted +
toothed +  and forked +
broadly obtuse +  and acute or short-acuminate +
pitted-striolate +
16 +  and single +
Capsules mature late fall–winter. +
undifferentiated +
in C. Milde, Bryol. Siles., +
1 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
flexuose +  and straight +
cygneous +  and elongate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
spherical +
simple or;dichotomously irregularly branched +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
superficial +
Dicranoweisia cirrata +
Dicranoweisia +
species +
deciduous +
entire +  and divided +
light +  and dark green +