Myuroclada Besch.
  • Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 7, 17(6): 379–380. 1893.


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General Information

Plants medium-sized, in loose mats, pale silvery green. Stems creeping to erect-arcuate, , strongly julaceous, unbranched to weakly irregularly branched, branches terete-foliate; central strand present; pseudoparaphyllia orbicular-triangular; axillary hairs of 2-4 cells. Stem leaves erect-appressed, crowded, imbricate, orbicular to broadly ovate, concave, not or indistinctly plicate; base moderately decurrent; margins nearly entire to serrulate; apex very broadly acute to rounded, short-apiculate when young, blunt when mature; costa to mid leaf or slightly beyond, moderately stout, terminal spine absent; alar cells smaller than basal juxtacostal cells; laminal cells short-rhombic to rhombic. Branch leaves similar. Sexual condition dioicous. [Seta red-brown, smooth. Capsule inclined to horizontal, nearly black when old, oblong, weakly curved; annulus separating in fragments; operculum long-conic, obliquely rostrate; peristome xerocastique, perfect. Calyptra naked. Spores 12-16 µm].

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCE Steere, W. C. and W. B. Schofield. 1956. Myuroclada, a genus new to North America. Bryologist 59: 1-5.

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