Rhynchostegium serrulatum (Hedw.) A. Jaeger
  • Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Rhynchostegium serrulatum (Hedw.) A. Jaeger. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001174781. Accessed on: 24 Jun 2021'

General Information

Plants medium-sized to large, in loose tufts, light green to whitish. Stems terete- or occasionally subcomplanate-foliate, branches subcomplanate- to complanate- or rarely terete-foliate; axillary hairs of 3-5 cells. Stem leaves erect-spreading or erectopatent, ovate-lanceolate, often twisted mid leaf, 1.3-2 × 0.6-0.8 mm; margins serrulate to serrate; apex gradually acuminate; costa to 40-70% leaf length, terminal abaxial spine absent; alar cells undifferentiated, or 1-4 cells slightly differentiated, or, rarely, slightly larger cells forming indistinctly differentiated group not reaching margins; laminal cells (50-)80-120(-160) × 7-9(-10) µm; basal cells short-rectangular, region in 1-2(-3) rows, indistinctly differentiated or sometimes forming conspicuous pellucid belt across base. Seta 2-3 cm. Capsule 1.7-2 mm; operculum narrowly long-rostrate. Spores 9-11 µm.

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    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Paraní
    • Rio Grande do Sul

     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 @ efloras.org
    '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.
    • C Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).