Imbribryum muehlenbeckii (Bruch & Schimp.) N. Pedersen
  • Bryologist

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Imbribryum muehlenbeckii (Bruch & Schimp.) N. Pedersen. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 01 Jun 2020'

General Information

Plants small to medium-sized, dark red to red-green, rarely entirely green. Stems 0.5-2(-3) cm, julaceous, without metallic sheen, older stem sometimes densely radiculose. Leaves rigid, imbricate, crowded, dark red to red-green, sometimes dark green, ovate, distinctly concave, 1-2(-3) mm; base not or weakly decurrent; margins revolute proximally, plane distally, entire to finely serrulate distally, limbidium absent; apex rounded to broadly acute, not cucullate; costa reddish, not reaching apex or rarely percurrent, awn absent; basal laminal cells occasionally pigmented, in 1 row; proximal cells abruptly quadrate, with scattered short-rectangular cells, 1-2:1; medial and distal cells hexagonal, (40-)50-70 × (16-)18-24 µm, (2-) 3-4:1, walls firm, parallel to costa. Specialized asexual reproduction rare, by rhizoidal tubers, on rhizoids arising from leaf axils, orange-red to red-brown, 100-200 µm. Seta ± straight, red, red-brown, or purple. Capsule nutant, dark red-brown, short-pyriform, 2-3 mm, neck short. Spores 14-18 µm, papillose, yellow-brown.

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    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Southern America Brazil Paraní

     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).
    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).