Bryol. Europ.1: 97. 1846 ,
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific Islands.
Species 6 (2 in the flora).
Rhabdoweisia is known predominately from the Northern Hemisphere. A strong case has been made to include this, as well as other genera, in the family Rhabdoweisiaceae Limpricht.
|1||Leaves long-ligulate, 2-4 mm, broadly acute to obtuse, irregularly dentate in distal part, distal cells hexagonal, 14-20 µm wide, thin-walled relative to the lumina.||Rhabdoweisia crenulata|
|1||Leaves linear-lanceolate, 2-3.5 mm, gradually and narrowly acute, serrulate in distal part, distal cells mainly quadrate, often wider than long, 10-14 µm wide, somewhat incrassate.||Rhabdoweisia crispata|
|Author||Wilfred B. Schofield +|
|Etymology||Greek rhabdos, rod, presumably alluding to ribbed capsule, and genus Weissia, alluding to resemblance +|
|Illustrator||Patricia M. Eckel +|
|Taxon name||Rhabdoweisia +|
|Taxon parent||Dicranaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 27 +|