Stegonia latifolia var. latifolia

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 605.

Leaves muticous, costa ending before the apex.


Phenology: Capsules mature spring–summer.
Habitat: Soil, trail banks, rock wall, tree trunk, hummocks, mouths of lemming burrows
Elevation: low to high elevations (40-1800 m)

Distribution

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Greenland, Alta., B.C., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.W.T., Nunavut, Que., Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Mont., Nev., N.Mex., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo., Europe, Asia

Discussion

The bulbiform habit is particularly pronounced in var. latifolia. H. Gams (1934) discussed this taxon as a circumpolar, microtheric, steppe moss; R. Ochyra and R. I. Lewis-Smith (1996) provided a detailed map of the world distribution.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
serrate +, rounded +  and lamelliform +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
of 2;3 rows +
of 1-2 rows +  and differentiated +
long-excurrent +  and short-excurrent +
Rounded (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Richard H. Zander +
(Schwägrichen) Venturi ex Brotherus +
flexuose +
papillose +  and smooth +
usually slightly wider +
usually ovate;oblong +
not differentiated +
Weissia latifolia +
obovoid +
cucullate +
stegocarpous +
ovate-cylindric +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
monoicous +, sexual +  and asexual +
vesiculose +, thick-walled +  and firm-walled +
persistent +
entire +  and serrulate +
incurved +  and recurved +
Few (?) +  and Several (?) +
nonpapillose +
bulliform +
tomentose +  and bare +
hexagonal;rhomboid;elongate;hexagonal;rhomboid;hexagonal;rhomboid;elongate;hexagonal;rhomboid +
Greenland +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.) +, N.W.T. +, Nunavut +, Que. +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Mont. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. +, Wyo. +, Europe +  and Asia +
low to high elevations (40-1800 m) +
differentiated +
multicellular +
Soil, trail banks, rock wall, tree trunk, hummocks, mouths of lemming burrows +
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 +
muticous +
dentate +  and entire +
short-rostrate +
photosynthetic +
compound +, simple +, hollow +  and solid +
flattened +  and 2-fid +
lateral +  and terminal +
lateral +  and terminal +
rudimentary +  and characteristic +
ligulate +  and perforate +
red +, orange +  and yellow +
Capsules mature spring–summer. +
1 (?) +, 0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
0-30 um +  and differentiated +
not differentiated +
Laubm. Fennosk., +
straight +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
elongate +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
2 +  and 1 +
yellow +  and laminal +
rounded-triangular +  and rounded-pentagonal +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
Pottia latifolia +
Stegonia latifolia var. latifolia +
Stegonia latifolia +
variety +
ovate;ovate-cylindric +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
yellow distally and red +, orange +, red +  and yellow +
often somewhat thicker +
ovate +  and circular to very +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (?) +
stemless +  and perigoniate +
brown;white;whitish green distally +
plant +  and gregarious +
occasionally smaller than the perichaetiate +