Chlor. Melvill.,41. 1823
n North America, n Eurasia, subarctic to Arctic regions.
Although plants of Aplodon have an inflated hypophysis, based upon the molecular data, placement of the genus is not well resolved within Splachnaceae, and its relationship to or within this family requires further study (B. Goffinet et. al. 2004).
|Author||Paul C. Marino +|
|Etymology||Greek haplo- , single, and odon, tooth, alluding to single layer of peristome teeth +|
|Illustrator||Patricia M. Eckel +|
|Reference||brassard1978a + and steere1973a +|
|Taxon name||Aplodon +|
|Taxon parent||Splachnaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 28 +|