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

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Andreaea Hedw. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 18 Jan 2022'

General Information

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.

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    Other Local Names

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

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    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).