Microbryum davallianum var. conicum
Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: 240. 1993,.
Capsule narrow-mouthed when dehisced, with usually 2 or more rows of thickened cells below mouth; peristome rudimentary or absent. Spores papillose, 27–34 µm.
Phenology: Capsules mature late winter and spring (Feb–Apr).
Elevation: low elevations
Calif., Nebr., Okla., Tex., Mexico (Baja California), Europe, sw Asia, w, s Africa, Pacific Islands (New Zealand)
The San Marcos, Texas specimen (MICH) of var. conicum has a flaring mouth like that of var. davallianum. Another Texas specimen (Orcutt 5565, CANM, WTU) has a weak peristome (a thin line of proximal membrane).