Groutiella tomentosa

(Hornschuch) Wijk & Margadant

Taxon 9: 51. 1960.

Basionym: Macromitrium tomentosum Hornschuch in C. F. P. von Martius et al., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 21. 1840
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 42.

Plants green. Branch leaves with distal leaves erect-spreading to spreading and widest distally, lanceolate-oblong to ovatelanceolate, 1.5–3 mm; margins denticulate proximally as projecting cell ends, entire distally; apex acute, ending in long, linear, fragile subula; costa prominent, vanishing in subula, or often ending near apex in proximal leaves; distal laminal cells irregularly rounded to elliptic-hexagonal, 3–6 µm. Sexual condition dioicous, male plants similar to female; perigonia terminal. Seta 5–11 mm. Capsule oblong to short-cylindric, 2.2–3.5 mm. Spores isosporous, 22–32 µm.


Habitat: Trees, rock in subtropical forests
Elevation: low elevations

Distribution

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Fla., Mexico (San Luis Potosí), Mexico (Tamaulipas), West Indies, Central America, South America, Asia

Discussion

Groutiella tomentosa has leaves narrowed to a rigid, long, often fragile subula.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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... more about "Groutiella tomentosa"
awned +  and apiculate +
Dale H. Vitt +
(Hornschuch) Wijk & Margadant +
not decurrent +
Macromitrium tomentosum +
lanceolate-oblong;ovatelanceolate +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
divided +, lacerate +, conic +  and mitrate +
plicate +  and smooth +
16-ribbed +, 8-ribbed +  and symmetric +
0 +  and 1/2 +
oblong;short-cylindric +
not constricted +
0.22 cm2.2 mm <br />0.0022 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
differentiated +
excurrent +  and percurrent +
irregularly rounded;elliptic-hexagonal +
dioicous +  and sexual +
Fla. +, Mexico (San Luis Potosí) +, Mexico (Tamaulipas) +, West Indies +, Central America +, South America +  and Asia +
low elevations +
linear-lanceolate +
reflexed +, recurved +  and erect +
striate +  and papillose +
rectangular;elliptic +
connate +
occasional +
Trees, rock in subtropical forests +
flexuose +
lanceolate +  and lingulate +
denticulate +
pseudautoicous +, dioicous +  and sexual +
tomentose +
rostrate;convex;conic +
mammillose +  and smooth +
2-fid +  and conic +
sometimes larger +
lateral +  and terminal +
sinistrorse +, dextrorse +  and erect +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
erect-ascending +
superficial +
Groutiella tomentosa +
Groutiella +
species +
specialized +
cladautoicous +, pseudautoicous +, dioicous +  and sexual +
incrassate +
female +  and male +