Fabronia pusilla


Atti Accad. Sci. Siena 9: 231, plate 1. 1808.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 478.

Leaves 0.4–0.8 mm; margins ciliate-dentate, teeth often of more than 1 cell; apex acute to long-acuminate; medial laminal cells 30–45 × 9–12 µm.

Phenology: Capsules mature late spring- summer.
Habitat: Rock, bark at base of trees
Elevation: low to high elevations


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B.C., Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Oreg., Wash., Mexico (Baja California Sur), Europe, n Africa.


Fabronia pusilla is easily distinguished by its long-acuminate and ciliate-dentate leaves.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Terry T. McIntosh +
B.C. +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Oreg. +, Wash. +, Mexico (Baja California Sur) +, Europe +  and n Africa. +
low to high elevations +
Rock, bark at base of trees +
Capsules mature late spring- summer. +
Atti Accad. Sci. Siena +
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Fabronia pusilla +
Fabronia +
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