P. Beauvois

Mag. Encycl. 5: 323. 1804.

Etymology: Greek amblys, blunt, obtuse, and odon, tooth, alluding to peristome
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 31. Mentioned on page 30, 666.

Leaves loosely erect to erect-spreading, not 3-ranked, narrowly oblong; margins plane; laminal cells oblong-rhombic to oblong-hexagonal, surface not bulging, smooth, walls thin, lax; basal cells same size as distal cells.


North America, Europe, Asia.


Species 1.

Amblyodon is characteristically found in calcareous fens and meadows.

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