Iwatsukiella leucotricha

(Mitten) W. R. Buck & H. A. Crum

J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 44: 352. 1978.

Basionym: Heterocladium leucotrichum Mitten Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3: 176. 1891
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 367.

Plants tightly attached to substrate. Stems stoloniferous. Stem leaves slightly reflexed when moist, 0.5–1 × 0.3–0.4 mm. Seta 0.4–0.7 cm. Capsule exserted, dark brown, 0.7–1 mm; exostome teeth smooth proximally, papillose distally; endostome rudimentary. Spores 12–30 µm.

Habitat: Trees, rock
Elevation: low to moderate elevations


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B.C., Alaska, Oreg., Wash., e Europe, e Asia (China, Japan, North Korea, Russian Far East).


In Oregon and Washington, Iwatsukiella leucotricha occurs on trees along fog-drenched coastal ridges. Collections from British Columbia were made from trees in coastal bogs and swamps; this species has also been collected on rock in Alaska.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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