Bryum leptocladon Sull.
  • Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Bryum leptocladon Sull. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 19 Jun 2021'

General Information

Bryum leptocladon Sull., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 5: 282. 1861. 

Anomobryum leptocladon (Sull.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(3): 563. 1903. Protologue: Cuba. Moist places on the ground, Wright 62

Plants small, green to yellow‑green in loose tufts to 3 mm high; rhizoids sparse at base. Leaves 0.5–0.9 mm long, imbricate, firm not contorted when dry, erect when wet, oblong‑ovate; apices short‑acuminate; margins plane throughout, not or indistinctly bordered, entire; costae percurrent to short‑excurrent; upper cells rhomboidal to rhomboidal‑hexagonal, thin‑walled, to 60 μm long, basal cells rectangular, firm‑walled, to 70 μm long. Dioicous. Setae 5–10 mm long, orange‑brown to red. Capsules 1–2 mm long, orange‑brown, suberect to horizontal, oblong‑pyriform, abruptly contacted to a slender neck nearly as long as the capsule; opercula 0.5 mm long, conic apiculate; annuli compound; exostome teeth yellow, densely papillose, endostome hyaline, lightly papillose, basal membrane to ½ of exostome teeth length, segments well-developed, narrowly perforate, cilia short, irregular, nodose, frequently rudimentary. Spores 14–18 μm, nearly smooth. Calyptra not seen.

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

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Bahia
    • São Paulo
    • Brazilia Distrito Federal
    • Goiás

     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).