Myurella julacea

(Schwagrichen) Schimper in P. Bruch and W. P. Schimper

in P. Bruch and W. P. Schimper, Bryol. Europ. 6: 41. 1853

Illustrated
Basionyms: Leskea julacea Schwägrichen in J. A. Schultes, Reise Glockner 2: 363. 1804
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 371. Mentioned on page 372, 449.
Plants yellow-green. Stem leaves erect, crowded, imbricate, round to ovate, 0.3 mm; margins subentire to serrulate; apex rounded-obtuse to occasionally short-apiculate; distal laminal cells faintly prorulose abaxially.

Habitat: Calcareous habitats, seepages, rock crevices, fens, boreal and arctic areas, montane areas with calcareous rock
Elevation: low to high elevations

Distribution

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Greenland, Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.W.T., N.S., Nunavut, Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Calif., Colo., Conn., Maine, Mass., Mich., Minn., Mont., N.Y., Vt., Wash., Wis., Wyo., Europe, Asia.

Discussion

Myurella julacea is distinguished by its small, wormlike habit and yellow-green color. The leaves are concave and tightly overlap. Myurella julacea is easily distinguished from M. sibirica and M. tenerrima by its obtuse leaves that have at most a tiny apiculus.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Facts about "Myurella julacea"
AuthorDale H. Vitt +
Authority(Schwagrichen) Schimper in P. Bruch and W. P. Schimper +
BasionymsLeskea julacea +
DistributionGreenland +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.W.T. +, N.S. +, Nunavut +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Conn. +, Maine +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Mont. +, N.Y. +, Vt. +, Wash. +, Wis. +, Wyo. +, Europe + and Asia. +
Elevationlow to high elevations +
HabitatCalcareous habitats, seepages, rock crevices, fens, boreal and arctic areas, montane areas with calcareous rock +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorPatricia M. Eckel +
Publication titlein P. Bruch and W. P. Schimper, Bryol. Europ. +
Publication year1853 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V28/V28 583.xml +
Special statusIllustrated +
Taxon familyPterigynandraceae +
Taxon nameMyurella julacea +
Taxon parentMyurella +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 28 +