Calymperes erosum Müll. Hal.
  • Linnaea

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Calymperes erosum Müll. Hal. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 30 Nov 2020'

General Information

Plants gregarious or tufted, green to brownish, often somewhat uncinate-curved at tips when dry, to 5 mm. Leaves dimorphic, the vegetative 2-3 mm; distal lamina broadly to narrowly lanceolate; margins somewhat thickened and toothed distally; costa in cross section showing ad- and abxaxial bands of stereid cells; medial cells obscure or distinct, 5-6 µm, minutely papillose ad- and abaxially; teniolae usually distinct at leaf shoulders and beyond but sometimes weak or interrupted; cancellinae usually broadly rounded distally, adaxial distal cells distinctly mammillose; gemmiferous leaves with apex of costa excurrent, bearing gemmae all around on apex of costa.

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    2. Calymperes erosum C. Müll.   圆网花叶藓 yuan-wang hua-ye xian Linnaea 21: 182. 1848. Type. Suriname: Kegel s.n. (holotype GOET; isotype PC). Calymperes fordii Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., sér. 8, 1: 284. 1896. Type. China: Hong Kong (C. Ford, in herb. de Poli, no. 140) (isotypes FH–Fleischer, NY).   Plants blackish proximally, yellowish green distally, sometimes forked, in low dense turfs. Stems evident; rhizoids brown to glossy blackish red. Leaves essentially monomorphic, vegetative leaves grading into gemmiferous leaves, mostly little-contorted and appressed-secund when dry, bases conspicuous and with metallic hue, erect-spreading when wet, lanceolate to narrowly or broadly acuminate above broader base, to 4–5 mm long, axillary hairs inconspicuous; costa excurrent in gemmiferous leaves; median cells of upper laminae isodiametric, nearly smooth to sharply papillose abaxially, bulging to mammillose-papillose adaxially; margins more or less thickened and toothed distally; teniolae usually conspicuous; at least some (often most) distal cells of cancellinae distinctly mammillose, with mammillae pointing distally, adjacent green cells of upper laminae also mammillose. Gemmae common, in reddish spherical clusters borne all around on excurrent tip of costa. Sporophytes not seen.

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    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Acre
    • Amapí
    • Amazonas
    • Parí
    • Rondônia
    • Roraima
    • Bahia
    • Paraába
    • Pernambuco
    • Minas Gerais
    • Rio de Janeiro
    • Goiás
    • Mato Grosso


     Information From

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