Catoscopium

Bridel

Bryol. Univ.1: 368, plate 4, fig. 1. 1826

Etymology: Greek kata, down, and skopeo, look, alluding to orientation of capsule mouth
Found in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 35. Mentioned on page 667.
Stems slender; tomentum reddish. Leaves with apex acuminate; basal laminal cells longer than distal cells; distal cells ± quadrate. Seta erect. Capsule peristome reduced.

Distribution

North America, Europe, Asia, Atlantic Islands (Iceland).

Discussion

Species 1.

References

None.

Facts about "Catoscopium"
AuthorDale H. Vitt +
EtymologyGreek kata, down, and skopeo, look, alluding to orientation of capsule mouth +
IllustratorPatricia M. Eckel +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameCatoscopium +
Taxon parentCatoscopiaceae +
Taxon rankgenus +
VolumeVolume 28 +