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Group: Moss Rank: species Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, upper, cases, M139

Authors: Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 88. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
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Concept:    details Projects: Andean Bryo , Bolivia Bryophytes , China Moss , IPCN , MO Bryo

Keywords: 11, MOSS
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Davidse - 38349 - United States


Davidse - 38349 - United States


Davidse - 38349 - United States


Ireland, Jr. - 22434 - United States


Ireland, Jr. - 9892 - United States


Polytrichum commune


Redfearn Jr. - 14267 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 27828 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 28421 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 4678 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 6169 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 6257 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 8342 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 8723 - United States


Redfearn Jr. - 8723 - United States


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Accepted By:
  • Reference article Abramov, I. I. & A. L. Abramova. 1983. Konspekt flor'i mhov Mongol'skoj Narodnoj Respubliki. Biol. Resursy Prir. Uslov. Mongol'sk. Narod. Respubl. 17. 221 pp.
  • Reference article Allen, B. H. 1987. Mosses from the state of Maine. Evansia 4: 17–20.
  • Reference article Anderson, L. E., H. A. Crum & W. R. Buck. 1990. List of mosses of North America north of Mexico. Bryologist 93: 448–499.
  • Reference article Beever, J., K. W. Allison & J. Child. 1992. Mosses New Zealand (ed. 2) 214 pp. University of Otago Press, Dunedin.
  • Reference article Born, S., J. P. Frahm & T. Pócs. 1993. Taxonomic results of the BRYOTROP Expedition to Zaire and Rwanda. 26. A new checklist of the mosses of Central Africa. Trop. Bryol. 8: 223–273.
  • Reference article Bowers, F. D. & S. K. Freckmann. 1979. Atlas of Wisconsin bryophytes Rep. Fauna Fl. Wisconsin. 16. 135 pp.
  • Reference article Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
  • Reference article Breil, D. A. 1973. Mosses of Virginia: a provisional key to the genera. Longwood College 21 pp.
  • Reference article Churchill, S. P. 1985. A synopsis of the Kansas mosses with keys and distribution maps. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 53: 1–64.
  • Reference article Conard, H. S. & J. P. L. Redfearn. 1979. How Know Mosses (ed. 2) viii + 302 pages.
  • Reference article Corley, M. F. V., A. C. Crundwell, R. Düll, M. O. Hill & A. J. E. Smith. 1981 [1982]. Mosses of Europe and the Azores: an annotated list of species, with synonyms from the recent literature. J. Bryol. 11: 609–689.
  • Reference article Crosby, M. R. & o. REVISED. 1999. REVISED: accepted in a monograph, revision, or descriptive flora since 1963. In Checklist Mosses. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Reference article Crum, H. 1983. Mosses Great Lakes Forest (ed. 3) 417 pp. University Herbarium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • Reference article Crum, H. & L. E. Anderson. 1981. Mosses E. N. Amer. 2. Pp. 665–1328. Columbia University Press, New York.
  • Reference article Dalton, P. J., R. D. Seppelt & A. M. Buchanan. 1991. An annotated checklist of Tasmanian mosses. Pp. 15–32. In M. R. Banks, S. J. Smith, A. E. Orchard & G. Kantvilas Asp. Tasmanian Bot.. Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart.
  • Reference article Delgadillo Moya, C. & A. M. Cárdenas Soriano. 2011. Bryophyta (Musci). 137–148. In A. J. García-Mendoza & J. A. Meave Divers. Florist. Oaxaca. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria.
  • Reference article Eversman, S. & A. J. Sharp. 1980. First checklist of Montana mosses. Proc. Montana Acad. Sci. 39: 12–24.
  • Reference article Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2007. Bryophytes: Mosses. Fl. N. Amer. 27(1): i–xxi, 1–711.
  • Reference article Florschütz-de Waard, J. & P. A. Florschütz. 1979. Estudios sobre criptógamas Colombianas III. Lista comentada de los musgos de Colombia. Bryologist 82: 215–259.
  • Reference article Flowers, S. 1973. Mosses: Utah & West xii + 567 pp. Brigham Young University Press, Provo, Utah.
  • Reference article Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro.
  • Reference article Grout, A. J. 1936-1939. Moss Fl. N. Amer. 1: 1–264. Author, Newfane, Vermont.
  • Reference article Hermann, F. J. 1976. Recopilación de los musgos de Bolivia. Bryologist 79: 125–171.
  • Reference article Hilferty, F. J. 1960. The mosses of Massachusetts. A county catalogue with annotations. Rhodora 62: 145–173. View in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
  • Reference article Hyvönen, J. 2006. Polytrichaceae [excluding Dawsonia]. Fl. Australia 51: xiv–xv, 124–128, 132–143, 391–392, 409.
  • Reference article Hyvönen, J. & M. Lai. 1991. Polytrichaceae (Musci) in Taiwan (China). J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 70: 119–141.
  • Reference article Ignatov, M. S. & G. L. S. Merrill. 1995. Bryophytes of the Altai Mountains. VI. The family Polytrichaceae (Musci). Arctoa 5: 61–97.
  • Reference article Ignatov, M. S. & O. M. Afonina. 1992. Checklist of mosses of the former USSR. Arctoa 1: 1–85.
  • Reference article Ireland, R. R. 1982. Moss flora of the Maritime Provinces. Publ. Bot. (Ottawa) 13. 738 pp.
  • Reference article Ireland, R. R., G. R. Brassard, W. B. Schofield & D. H. Vitt. 1987. Checklist of the mosses of Canada II. Lindbergia 13: 1–62.
  • Reference article Iwatsuki, Z. 1991. Cat. Mosses Japan 182 pp. Hattori Botanical Laboratory, Nichinan.
  • Reference article Jennings, O. E. 1951. A Manual of the Mosses of Western Pennsylvania and adjacent Regions. Second edition. Amer. Midl. Naturalist, Monogr. 6. 396 pp.
  • Reference article Ketchledge, E. H. 1980. Revised checklist of the moses of New York State. New York State Mus. Bull. 440. View in Biodiversity Heritage Library
  • Reference article Kis, G. 1985. Mosses South-east Trop. Africa 170 pp. Institute of Ecology and Botany of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Vácrátót.
  • Reference article Lampton, R. K. 1970. Mosses of Georgia. A check list of species which have been collected within the State. Bull. Georgia Acad. Sci. 28: 81–98.
  • Reference article Lawton, E. 1971. Moss Fl. Pacif. N.W. xiii + 362 pp. + 195 pl. Hattori Botanical Laboratory, Nichi-nan, Japan.
  • Reference article Long, D. G. 1985. Illustrated moss flora of arctic North American and Greenland. 1. Polytrichaceae. Meddel. Grønland, Biosci. 17: 9–57.
  • Reference article Magill, R. E. & E. A. Schelpe. 1979. The bryophytes of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa 43.
  • Reference article Mahler, B. D. & W. F. Mahler. 1980. Checklist of mosses of Oklahoma. Bryologist 83: 202–208.
  • Reference article Mahler, W. F. 1980. The Mosses of Texas: a manuel of the flora with sketches SMU Herbarium. Pp. 1–147.
  • Reference article McCleary, J. A. & J. P. L. Redfearn. 1979. Checklist of the mosses of Illinois. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 72: 28–51.
  • Reference article Mei-zhi, W. & L. Jian-xin. 1994. A revision of Polytrichaceae of Hengduan Mountains in China. Chenia 2: 33–46.
  • Reference article Merrill, G. L. S. 1992. Notes on North American Polytrichaceae: Polytrichastrum. Bryologist 95: 270–273.
  • Reference article Merrill, G. L. S. 1994. Polytrichaceae in A. J. Sharp et al. (editors), Moss Flora of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 69: 1068– 1092.
  • Reference article Noguchi, A. & Z. Iwatsuki. 1987. Ill. Moss Fl. Japan 1. pp. 1–242, index. Hattori Botanical Laboratory, Nichinan.
  • Reference article Peck, J. H. 1978. A restatement of Conard's Iowa bryophyte flora with modern nomenclature, additional reports, and county dot maps Contr. Univ. Wisconsin-La Crosse Herb. 21. 90 pp.
  • Reference article Peterson, W. L., D. K. Smith & A. J. Sharp. 1980. The mosses of the Kokiak Archipelago. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 47: 269–285.
  • Reference article Redfearn, P. L. J. 1983. Mosses Interior Highlands N. Amer. viii + 104 pp.
  • Reference article Reese, W. D. 1984. Mosses Gulf South xvi + 252 pp. Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge & London.
  • Reference article Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
  • Reference article SMITH, A. J. E. 1978. Moss Fl. Britain & Ireland 706 pp. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Reference article Snider, J. A., S. M. Studlar & M. Medley. 1986. A Checklist of Bryophytes of Kentucky. 32 pp.
  • Reference article Staples, G. W., C. T. Imada, W. J. Hoe & C. W. Smith. 2004. A revised checklist of Hawaiian mosses. Trop. Bryol. 25: 35–70.
  • Reference article Weber, W. A. 1973. Guide to the mosses of Colorado. Keys and ecological notes based on field and herbarium studies. Occas. Pap. Inst. Arctic Alpine Res. 6: iii + 48 pages.
  • Reference article Welch, W. H. 1957. Mosses Indiana 478 pp.
  • Reference article Wilkes, J. C. J. 1965. A check list of the mosses of Alabama. J. Alabama Acad. Sci. 36: 75–93.
  • Reference article Worley, I. A. & Z. Iwatsuki. 1970. A checklist of the mosses of Alaska. Bryologist 73: 59–71.
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Specimen coordinates enclosed in square brackets [ ] have been approximated based on political units.
Literature Based Distribution
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Mapping will be based on a standard reference mark based on political units when available.
  • Africa & Madagascar
    • Angola : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
  • South America
    • Brazil : Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro.
  • Africa & Madagascar
    • Burundi : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • Cameroon : Schultze-Motel, W. 1975. Katalog der Laubmoose von West-Afrika. Willdenowia 7: 473–535.
  • Asia
    • China : Mei-zhi, W. & L. Jian-xin. 1994. A revision of Polytrichaceae of Hengduan Mountains in China. Chenia 2: 33–46.
  • Oceania
    • Hawaiian Isl : Staples, G. W., C. T. Imada, W. J. Hoe & C. W. Smith. 2004. A revised checklist of Hawaiian mosses. Trop. Bryol. 25: 35–70.
  • Asia
    • Japan : Noguchi, A. & Z. Iwatsuki. 1987. Ill. Moss Fl. Japan 1. pp. 1–242, index. Hattori Botanical Laboratory, Nichinan.
    • Kazakhstan : Allen, B. 1999. Conspectus of the mosses of Central Asia. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard.
    • Mongolia : Abramov, I. I. & A. L. Abramova. 1983. Konspekt flor'i mhov Mongol'skoj Narodnoj Respubliki. Biol. Resursy Prir. Uslov. Mongol'sk. Narod. Respubl. 17. 221 pp.
  • Africa & Madagascar
    • Malawi : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • Madagascar : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • Mauritius : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • Mozambique : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
  • Oceania
    • New Zealand : Beever, J., K. W. Allison & J. Child. 1992. Mosses New Zealand (ed. 2) 214 pp. University of Otago Press, Dunedin.
  • Asia
    • Russian Federation : Ignatov, M. S. & G. L. S. Merrill. 1995. Bryophytes of the Altai Mountains. VI. The family Polytrichaceae (Musci). Arctoa 5: 61–97.
  • Africa & Madagascar
    • Sierra Leone : Schultze-Motel, W. 1975. Katalog der Laubmoose von West-Afrika. Willdenowia 7: 473–535.
    • Reunion : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • Rwanda : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
  • Asia
    • Taiwan : Hyvönen, J. & M. Lai. 1991. Polytrichaceae (Musci) in Taiwan (China). J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 70: 119–141.
  • Africa & Madagascar
    • Tanzania : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • South Africa : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • Zambia : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
    • Zaire : Sloover, J. L. d. 1986. Note de bryologie africaine. XIII. --- Polytrichaceae. Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 56: 241–300.
  • Oceania
    • Australia Tasmania: Dalton, P. J., R. D. Seppelt & A. M. Buchanan. 1991. An annotated checklist of Tasmanian mosses. Pp. 15–32. In M. R. Banks, S. J. Smith, A. E. Orchard & G. Kantvilas Asp. Tasmanian Bot. Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart.
  • South America
    • Colombia Boyacá: Florschütz-de Waard, J. & P. A. Florschütz. 1979. Estudios sobre criptógamas Colombianas III. Lista comentada de los musgos de Colombia. Bryologist 82: 215–259.
    • Colombia Cundinamarca: Florschütz-de Waard, J. & P. A. Florschütz. 1979. Estudios sobre criptógamas Colombianas III. Lista comentada de los musgos de Colombia. Bryologist 82: 215–259.
  • Mesoamerica
    • Mexico Oaxaca: Delgadillo Moya, C. & A. M. Cárdenas Soriano. 2011. Bryophyta (Musci). 137–148. In A. J. García-Mendoza & J. A. Meave Divers. Florist. Oaxaca. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria.
  • North America
    • United States Alaska: Worley, I. A. & Z. Iwatsuki. 1970. A checklist of the mosses of Alaska. Bryologist 73: 59–71.
    • United States Alaska: Peterson, W. L., D. K. Smith & A. J. Sharp. 1980. The mosses of the Kokiak Archipelago. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 47: 269–285.
    • United States Alabama: Wilkes, J. C. J. 1965. A check list of the mosses of Alabama. J. Alabama Acad. Sci. 36: 75–93.
    • United States Colorado: Weber, W. A. 1973. Guide to the mosses of Colorado. Keys and ecological notes based on field and herbarium studies. Occas. Pap. Inst. Arctic Alpine Res. 6: iii + 48 pages.
    • United States Florida: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Georgia: Lampton, R. K. 1970. Mosses of Georgia. A check list of species which have been collected within the State. Bull. Georgia Acad. Sci. 28: 81–98.
    • United States Iowa: Peck, J. H. 1978. A restatement of Conard's Iowa bryophyte flora with modern nomenclature, additional reports, and county dot maps Contr. Univ. Wisconsin-La Crosse Herb. 21. 90 pp.
    • United States Illinois: McCleary, J. A. & J. P. L. Redfearn. 1979. Checklist of the mosses of Illinois. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 72: 28–51.
    • United States Kansas: Churchill, S. P. 1985. A synopsis of the Kansas mosses with keys and distribution maps. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 53: 1–64.
    • United States Kentucky: Snider, J. A., S. M. Studlar & M. Medley. 1986. A Checklist of Bryophytes of Kentucky. 32 pp.
    • United States Massachusetts: Hilferty, F. J. 1960. The mosses of Massachusetts. A county catalogue with annotations. Rhodora 62: 145–173.
    • United States Maine: Allen, B. H. 1987. Mosses from the state of Maine. Evansia 4: 17–20.
    • United States Michigan: Crum, H. 1983. Mosses Great Lakes Forest (ed. 3) 417 pp. University Herbarium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
    • United States Montana: Eversman, S. & A. J. Sharp. 1980. First checklist of Montana mosses. Proc. Montana Acad. Sci. 39: 12–24.
    • United States New York: Ketchledge, E. H. 1980. Revised checklist of the moses of New York State. New York State Mus. Bull. 440.
    • United States Oklahoma: Mahler, B. D. & W. F. Mahler. 1980. Checklist of mosses of Oklahoma. Bryologist 83: 202–208.
    • United States Texas: Mahler, W. F. 1980. The Mosses of Texas: a manuel of the flora with sketches SMU Herbarium. Pp. 1–147.
    • United States Utah: Flowers, S. 1973. Mosses: Utah & West xii + 567 pp. Brigham Young University Press, Provo, Utah.
    • United States Virginia: Breil, D. A. 1973. Mosses of Virginia: a provisional key to the genera. Longwood College 21 pp.
    • United States Wisconsin: Bowers, F. D. & S. K. Freckmann. 1979. Atlas of Wisconsin bryophytes Rep. Fauna Fl. Wisconsin. 16. 135 pp.
    • United States Florida Alachua: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Dixie: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Duval: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Franklin: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Gadsden: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Highlands: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Jackson: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Jefferson: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Leon: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Liberty: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Manatee: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Marion: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Polk: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Seminole: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
    • United States Florida Washington: Breen, R. S. 1963. Mosses Florida xliv + 273 pages. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville.
 
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