Philonotis sphaerocarpa (Hedw.) Brid.
  • Bryol. Univ.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Philonotis sphaerocarpa (Hedw.) Brid. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 25 Oct 2020'

General Information

Plants large, in dense tufts, yellowish, rufous proximally. Stems 1-3(-6) cm, erect, simple or 2-fid, tomentose proximally. Leaves erect, straight or somewhat homomallous when dry, erect-spreading when moist, lanceolate, 1.2-2 mm; margins strongly revolute, sharply serrulate throughout, teeth paired but often appearing in groups of 3 or 4 because of strongly revolute margins; apex acuminate; costa long-excurrent, distal abaxial surface scabrous; laminal cells , prorulose at distal ends, ; basal cells rectangular, 12-25 × 6-8 µm; medial and distal cells narrowly oblong, 18-35 × 3-5 µm. Specialized asexual reproduction absent. Sexual condition dioicous; perigonia gemmiform. Sporophytes unknown.

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    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Amazonas
    • Bahia
    • Ceará
    • Santa Catarina
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo
    • Mato Grosso

     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
    Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
    • B Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    Flora of North America @
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • C Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).