Moosstudien, 164. 1864
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)
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.