Braunia secunda

(Hooker) Bruch & Schimper

Bryol. Europ. 3: 161. 1846

Basionyms: Hedwigia secunda Hooker Musci Exot. 1: plate 46. 1818
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 89. Mentioned on page 88.
Stems with stolons lateral on primary and secondary stems and branches. Leaves with margins recurved from base to apex; distal medial laminal cell walls strongly sinuate. Sexual condition paroicous.

Phenology: Capsules mature spring.
Habitat: Shaded or exposed acidic cliffs, boulders, rock, igneous rock faces, shaded ravines, with Arctostaphylos in Pinus and Quercus woodlands
Elevation: moderate to high elevations (1500-2000 m)

Distribution

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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico, Central America, South America, Asia (India), Africa.

Discussion

The leaf apices of Braunia secunda are longer and narrower than those of B. andrieuxii, and the leaf is more lanceolate and long-acuminate.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Facts about "Braunia secunda"
AuthorPatricia M. Eckel +
Authority(Hooker) Bruch & Schimper +
BasionymsHedwigia secunda +
DistributionAriz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico +, Central America +, South America +, Asia (India) + and Africa. +
Elevationmoderate to high elevations (1500-2000 m) +
HabitatShaded or exposed acidic cliffs, boulders, rock, igneous rock faces, shaded ravines, with Arctostaphylos in Pinus and Quercus woodlands +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorPatricia M. Eckel +
PhenologyCapsules mature spring. +
Publication titleBryol. Europ. +
Publication year1846 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V28/V28 138.xml +
Taxon familyHedwigiaceae +
Taxon nameBraunia secunda +
Taxon parentBraunia +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 28 +