Globulinella globifera

(Hampe) Steere

J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 36: 221. 1946,.

Basionym: Seligeria globifera Hampe Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 28: 49. 1870
Synonyms: Globulina globifera (Hampe) Brotherus
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 606. Mentioned on page 643.

Leaves somewhat crowded above, 0.5–1.5 × 0.3–0.8 mm; distal adaxial cells enlarged and bulging above; costa with 2–4 guide cells. Seta twisted clockwise, 6–8 mm. Capsule 0.6–1.0 mm; operculum conic-rostrate, inclined, 0.5–0.8 mm; peristome teeth 16, cleft and irregular, erect from very short basal membrane. Calyptra to 1 mm. Spores light-brown.


Phenology: Capsules uncommon, maturing fall (Sep–Dec).
Habitat: Calcareous rock, mostly in crevices or rock faces, arid grassland or woodland situations, in pure colonies or gregarious with Crossidium, Aloina, or Barbula
Elevation: moderate elevations

Distribution

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Tex., Mexico, Central America

Discussion

Globulinella globifera occurs at isolated sites along the Texas-Mexico border but should be expected on calcareous rock in other parts of the Southwest.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
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elongate +  and quadrate +
of 1-2 rows +  and differentiated +
long-excurrent +  and short-excurrent +
Robert E. Magill +
(Hampe) Steere +
reniform +  and rounded +
light-brown +  and hyaline +
papillose +  and smooth +
usually slightly wider +
usually ovate;oblong +
Seligeria globifera +
obovoid +
cucullate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (?) +
stegocarpous +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
monoicous +, dioicous +  and sexual +
flat to bulging +
vesiculose +  and thick-walled +
2 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
elongate-rhomboid +  and elongate +
tomentose +  and bare +
quadrate +  and angular +
incrassate +  and thickened +
Tex. +, Mexico +  and Central America +
moderate elevations +
differentiated +
multicellular +
2 +  and 4 +
Calcareous rock, mostly in crevices or rock faces, arid grassland or woodland situations, in pure colonies or gregarious with Crossidium, Aloina, or Barbula +
yellow +  and orange-red or red +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
concave;keeled;channeled;ovoid;lanceolate or lingulate +
0.5mm +  and 1.5mm +
spathulate +  and ovate +
reduced +
0.03 cm0.3 mm <br />3.0e-4 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
dentate +  and entire +
erect +  and broadly incurved +
plane +, wavy +  and entire to somewhat +
dioicous +  and sexual +
not differentiated +
shortrectangular +, oblate +  and roundedquadrate +
conic-rostrate +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
photosynthetic +
compound +, simple +, hollow +  and solid +
flattened +  and 2-fid +
lateral +  and terminal +
lateral +  and terminal +
red +, orange +  and yellow +
consisting of 16 mostly 2 times cleft spiculose striate or papillose lanceolate teeth , , , , +  and rudimentary +
Capsules uncommon, maturing fall (Sep–Dec). +
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. +
straight +
elongate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
2 +  and 1 +
light-brown +
tapering +, concave +, oblong-ovate +  and spathulate obovate or orbicular +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
Globulina globifera +
Globulinella globifera +
Globulinella +
species +
yellow distally and red +, orange +, red +  and yellow +
stemless +  and perigoniate +
dark green;golden brown or reddish-brown +
plant +  and gregarious +