Diphyscium mucronifolium Mitt.
  • Bryol. Jav.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2019): Diphyscium mucronifolium Mitt. Published on the Internet; http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001164582. Accessed on: 21 Oct 2019'

General Information

Plants dark green to brownish, somewhat glossy, tightly affixed to substratum. Stems 0.5-1 mm, erect, strongly radiculose. Leaves 0.5-5 mm, and somewhat crisped when dry, apex acute, the most proximal leaves reduced, laminal cells smooth, margins entire. Perichaetial leaves with smooth awn, 9-12 mm, lamina at awn base lacerate but not membranaceous. Capsule narrowly ovoid, 2-3 mm, stomata absent, mature capsules sheathed in penicellate perichaetium, awns extending more than twice the length of the immersed capsule. Spores 9-12 µm.

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCE

    Harvill, A. M. 1950. Diphyscium cumberlandianum, a pre-Pliocene relic with palaeotropical affinities. Bryologist 53: 277-282.

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    Buxbaumiaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
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    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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