Anomobryum conicum (Hornsch.) Broth.
  • Nat. Pflanzenfam.

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General Information

Anomobryum conicum (Hornsch.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(3): 563. 1903.

Bryum conicum Hornsch. in Mart., Fl. Bras. 1(2): 43. 1840. Protologue: Brazil. Ad latera rivolum prope Novo-Friburgum, Beyrich

Plants small, yellow-green, occasionally reddish yellow, glossy, gregarious or in loose tufts. Stems slender, simple or with subperichaetial branches, to 15 mm high; rhizoids sparse at base, reddish brown, papillose roughened. Leaves 1.0 mm long, stiffly erect-appressed, imbricate, firm, not contorted dry, concave, oblong to ovate-lanceolate; apices broadly acute to acuminate; margins plane, not bordered, entire to weakly denticulate; costa percurrent to short-excurrent; upper cells elongate-rhomboidal to linear, with thick, wavy walls, 40–60 x 8 μm, basal cells rectangular to rhomboidal, broad, thin-walled, 40–80 x 16 μm. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves longer than vegetative leaves, narrowly acuminate. Setae 15–20 mm long, red. Capsules 2–2.5 mm long,  red-brown, oblong-pyriform, constricted to a shrt, slender neck, pendent to horizontal; opercula 0.5 mm long, conic-apiculate; annuli compound, revoluble; exostome teeth yellow-brown, densely papillose, endostome hyaline, lightly papillose, basal membrane to ½ exostome teeth length, segments well-developed, broadly perforate cilia, 2–3, appendiculate. Spores 11–16 μm, smooth. Calypta not seen.

  • Provided by: [C].Moss Flora of Central America
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    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Santa Catarina
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • São Paulo

     Information From

    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
    • A Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Moss Flora of Central America
    Moss Flora of Central America. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2020.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).