Andreaea Hedw.
  • Sp. Musc. Frond. 47. 1801.
  • [For J. G. R. Andreae, 1724-1793, apothecary of Hanover, Germany]

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

General Description

Plants commonly cemented to substrate. Stems with stalked mucilage hairs in leaf axils, stalks usually brown. Leaves spiraling around stem in several rows, usually brittle, commonly ending in a distinct apiculus of a single cell; costa sometimes poorly differentiated, sometimes not reaching the leaf insertion; laminal cells with thick longitudinal walls and often pitted or sinuose, transverse walls thin. Capsule 0.5-2 mm.

Included Species

Common Names

[For J. G. R. Andreae, 1724-1793, apothecary of Hanover, Germany]

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A 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.
  • B Flora of North America Association
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).