Braunia andrieuxii


Moosstudien, 164. 1864

Selected by author to be illustrated
Synonyms: Braunia secunda var. andrieuxii (Lorentz) Thériot
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 89. Mentioned on page 88.
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Stems with stolons apical on secondary stems and distally on branches. Leaves with margins recurved proximally, plane distally; distal medial laminal cell walls straight or weakly sinuate. Sexual condition autoicous.

Phenology: Capsules mature spring.
Habitat: Shaded or open cliff faces and rock outcrops in gorges and canyons, talus, granite boulders, dry rock
Elevation: low to high elevations (0-1700 m)


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Ariz., Tex., Mexico (Jalisco, Michoacán, Oaxaca).


Leaf apices are shorter and broader in Braunia andrieuxii than in B. secunda. Braunia andrieuxii appears a paler yellow than B. secunda, and the cells are relatively thinner-walled and moderately porose and smooth at the base.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.