Neckeropsis undulata

(Hedwig) Reichardt in E. Fenzl

in E. Fenzl, Reise Novara, 181. 1870. 1870

Basionyms: Neckera undulata Hedwig Sp. Musc. Frond., 201. 1801
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 607. Mentioned on page 518.

Stem leaves spreading to squarrose, undulate-lunate when dry or moist, oblong-ligulate, 1.5–2(–3) mm; base strongly ovate-auriculate; costa 3/4 leaf length. Sexual condition autoicous or sometimes synoicous.

Phenology: Capsules mature winter–summer.
Habitat: Limestone rock, tree trunks, logs
Elevation: low elevations (0-70 m)


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Fla., Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America.


Neckeropsis undulata is easily recognized by the leaves that are lunate-undulate moist or dry, with a truncate apex and a broadly auriculate base. Outside the flora area, the species occurs from lowland to lower montane forests, from sea level to 1800 m.

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Lower Taxa


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Fla. +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +  and South America. +
low elevations (0-70 m) +
Limestone rock, tree trunks, logs +
Capsules mature winter–summer. +
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