Bryol. Siles.,48. 1869 ,
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific Islands (Hawaii, New Zealand), Australia, Antarctica.
Species ca. 20 (2 in the flora).
Species of Dicranoweisia are usually epiphytic, epixylic, epilithic, or terrestrial and are found widespread throughout the world.
|1||Leaf margins widely recurved in many leaves; 1-stratose excepting distal margins, cells smooth; alar cells not differentiated.||Dicranoweisia cirrata|
|1||Leaf margins plane, erect or incurved to weakly and narrowly recurved; 1-stratose proximally and 2-stratose distally, distal cells usually longitudinally striolate (appearing papillose in transverse section); alar cells sometimes noticeably larger than adjacent cells and often colored.||Dicranoweisia crispula|
|Author||Wilfred B. Schofield +|
|Etymology||Genera Dicranum and Weissia, alluding to relationship with Dicranum and fancied resemblance to Weissia +|
|Illustrator||Patricia M. Eckel +|
|Taxon name||Dicranoweisia +|
|Taxon parent||Dicranaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 27 +|