Dicranum consobrinum

Comprehensive Description

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Dicranum consobrinum Ren. & Card. Bot. Gaz. 15: 39. 1890
Dioicous : male plants minute, on tomentum of the fertile stems : fertile plants in densely ■cespitose yellowish-green tufts; stems erect, simple or dichotomous, tomentose, 5-8 cm. long: leaves rather crowded, secund or erect-spreading, narrowly lanceolate-subulate, serrate in the npper half, 6-7 mm. long, 0.75-1 mm. wide at the base; costa serrate on the back toward the apex; cellwalls thickened, porose, elongate throughout, the median 8-12 p wide and 20-30 n long; perichaetial leaves sheathing, truncate or emarginate at the apex, sometimes muticous, generally tipped with a short or slightly elongate subula: seta yellow, 2-3 cm. long: capsule •cernuous or horizontal, narrowly cylindraceous, curved, not sulcate, longattenuate below, 5.5-4 mm, long, 0.5-0.75 mm. broad; lid long-subulate.
Type locality: Minnesota.
Distribution: Known only from the type locality.
bibliographic citation
Robert Statham Williams. 1913. (BRYALES); DICRANACEAE, LEUCOBRYACEAE. North American flora. vol 15(2). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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