Conostomum Sw. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr
  • Naturh. Reise Schweden 121–122. 1804.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Conostomum Sw. ex F. Weber & D. Mohr. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000009181. Accessed on: 20 Feb 2020'

General Information

Plants in dense tufts, glaucous or yellow-green. Stems 0.5-3 cm, erect, simple or 2-fid; pentagonal in cross section, hyalodermis present, epidermis not prorulose; radiculose proximally, rhizoids smooth. Leaves in 5 distinct rows, imbricate, appressed when dry or moist, narrowly lanceolate, 1-stratose; base not sheathing; margins slightly revolute in distal 1/2, serrulate near apex, teeth single; apex acuminate or rarely blunt; costa percurrent to excurrent, sometimes subpercurrent in proximal leaves, abaxial surface mammillose-toothed; basal laminal cells more lax than distal cells; distal cells rectangular to short-rhomboidal, smooth or mammillose at distal ends on both surfaces, walls thick. Specialized asexual reproduction unknown. Sexual condition dioicous [or autoicous]; perigonia cupulate or gemmiform; perichaetial leaves larger than stem leaves. Seta single, elongate, flexuose. Capsule erect to inclined, ovoid, wrinkled and furrowed when dry, mouth not small, not oblique; annulus absent; operculum conic, rostrate; peristome single or rarely absent; exostome teeth reddish orange to dark brown, linear-lanceolate, smooth throughout or finely papillose basally, apically connate. Spores spheric to reniform, coarsely papillose [to smooth].

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCE Frahm, J.-P. et al. 1996b. Revision der Gattung Conostomum (Musci; Bartramiaceae). Trop. Bryol. 12: 97-114.

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    Bartramiaceae
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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