Schoenobryum

Dozy & Molkenboer

Musc. Frond. Ined. Archip. Ind. 6: 183, plate 60. 1848

Etymology: Greek schoinos, rope, and bryon, moss, alluding to appearance of stems, particularly when dry
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 586. Mentioned on page 584, 585, 652.

Plants small, brownish, sometimes with reddish tinge. Stems with secondary stems ascending, branches elongate [usually short], irregularly branched; paraphyllia and pseudoparaphyllia absent. Leaves tightly imbricate when dry, wide-spreading when moist; margins plane [to revolute]; medial laminal cells smooth to prorulose. Sexual condition autoicous; perichaetia terminal, inner leaves awned, awns nearly smooth to denticulate. Seta very short. Capsule immersed; peristome single; exostome teeth narrowly triangular. Calyptra conic, mostly smooth, somewhat papillose distally.

Distribution

Nearly worldwide, except Pacific Islands, tropical and subtropical regions.

Discussion

Species ca. 24 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

... more about "Schoenobryum"
William D. Reese† +
Dozy & Molkenboer +
Nearly worldwide +, except Pacific Islands +  and tropical and subtropical regions. +
Greek schoinos, rope, and bryon, moss, alluding to appearance of stems, particularly when dry +
Musc. Frond. Ined. Archip. Ind. +
Schoenobryum +
Cryphaeaceae +