Buxbaumia viridis

(de Candolle) de Candolle in J. B. Mougeot et al.

in J. B. Mougeot et al., Stirp. Crypt. Vogeso-Rhen.8: no. 724. 1823,

Synonyms: Buxbaumia indusiata
Basionyms: Buxbaumia aphylla viridis
Found in FNA Volume 27. Treatment on page 120. Mentioned on page 119.
Seta 5–10 mm, straight. Capsule, when mature, ovoid, 3–5 mm, stamineous to opalescent and glossy, oblique face gradually differentiated from lower face, with exterior membrane splitting longitudinally and incurved or curved outward when drying. Spores 8–12 µm.

Phenology: Capsules mature late summer–fall.
Habitat: Decorticated wood or humus banks in coniferous forests
Elevation: high (subalpine) elevations


Alta., B.C., Calif., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Wash., Europe.




Facts about "Buxbaumia viridis"
AuthorWilfred B. Schofield +
BasionymBuxbaumia aphylla viridis +
Elevationhigh (subalpine) elevations +
HabitatDecorticated wood or humus banks in coniferous forests +
IllustratorPatricia M. Eckel +
PhenologyCapsules mature late summer–fall. +
ReferenceNone +
SynonymBuxbaumia indusiata +
Taxon nameBuxbaumia viridis +
Taxon parentBuxbaumia +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 27 +