Amblyodon

P. Beauvois

Mag. Encycl.5: 323. 1804

Etymology: Greek amblys, blunt, obtuse, and odon, tooth, alluding to peristome
Found in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 31. Mentioned on page 30, 666.
Leaves loosely erect to erect-spreading, not 3-ranked, narrowly oblong; margins plane; laminal cells oblong-rhombic to oblong-hexagonal, surface not bulging, smooth, walls thin, lax; basal cells same size as distal cells.

Distribution

North America, Europe, Asia.

Discussion

Species 1.

Amblyodon is characteristically found in calcareous fens and meadows.

References

None.

Facts about "Amblyodon"
AuthorDale H. Vitt +
EtymologyGreek amblys, blunt, obtuse, and odon, tooth, alluding to peristome +
IllustratorPatricia M. Eckel +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAmblyodon +
Taxon parentMeesiaceae +
Taxon rankgenus +
VolumeVolume 28 +