Philonotis cernua (Wilson) D.G. Griffin & W.R. Buck
  • Bryologist

This taxon is accepted by Bartramiaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Plants small, delicate, in lax to dense tufts, glaucous or yellowish throughout. Stems 0.5(-2) cm, erect, simple; tomentose proximally. Leaves laxly erect-appressed, sometimes somewhat secund when dry, erect-spreading when moist, lanceolate, 0.5-1 mm; margins plane to weakly revolute, serrulate distally, teeth single; apex acute to acuminate; costa percurrent, abaxial surface rough; laminal cells prorulose at one or both ends; basal cells similar to distal cells, wider (6-8 µm); distal cells rectangular, 20-30 × 4-6 µm. Specialized asexual reproduction absent. Sexual condition synoicous. Seta 0.5-1.5 cm, curved. Capsule 0.8-1.5 mm, smooth to irregularly wrinkled when dry. Spores reniform, 36-44 µm.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Southern America Brazil Ceará
  • Maranh
  • Paraába
  • Sergipe
  • Paraní
  • Rio Grande do Sul
  • Santa Catarina
  • Minas Gerais
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • São Paulo
  • Brazilia Distrito Federal
  • Goiás
  • Mato Grosso

 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 @
'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
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).