Hypopterygium flavolimbatum

Müller Hal.

Syn. Musc. Frond. 2: 10. 1850

Illustrated
Synonyms: Hypopterygium canadense Kindberg H. fauriei Bescherelle
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 262. Mentioned on page 261.
Plants 1–2.5(–3) cm. Leaves of stipe and basal fronds in 8 rows, to 0.9 mm; dorsal frond leaves present on basal portion of stipe; distal stipe leaves often asymmetric, 1.2–1.7(–2) mm, margins entire to evenly serrate in distal 1/4–1/2; all leaves ovate to very short-acuminate; costa short or to 4/5 leaf length. Perichaetia with paraphyses absent. Seta 1–1.5(–2.5) cm, smooth or weakly papillose distally. Capsule 1–1.5 mm; operculum rostrate, 1.2–1.5 mm.

Phenology: Capsules mature summer.
Habitat: Limy humus, limestone, outcrops, cliffs, small caverns, moist, shady forests, Pacific coastal islands
Elevation: low elevations (0-100 m)

Discussion

Hypopterygium flavolimbatum is a small, striking moss with erect, bright green fronds of neatly arranged dimorphic leaves.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

AuthorRichard H. Zander +
AuthorityMüller Hal. +
DistributionB.C. +, Alaska + and Asia. +
Elevationlow elevations (0-100 m) +
HabitatLimy humus, limestone, outcrops, cliffs, small caverns, moist, shady forests, Pacific coastal islands +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorPatricia M. Eckel +
PhenologyCapsules mature summer. +
Publication titleSyn. Musc. Frond. +
Publication year1850 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V28/V28 415.xml +
Special statusIllustrated +
SynonymsHypopterygium canadense + and H. fauriei +
Taxon familyHypopterygiaceae +
Taxon nameHypopterygium flavolimbatum +
Taxon parentHypopterygium +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 28 +