Description: This moss consists of an erect leafy stem (gametophyte) about mm. tall. The stem is brown below, light green above, and unbranched; it is. Funaria hygrometrica: cord moss: America; the most common is F. hygrometrica, which is often described in textbooks as a representative bryophyte (member. Funaria hygrometrica is rather inconspicuous when sterile (when the more conspicuous sporophyte has not yet developed). The obovate leaves form a bulb -like.

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Conservation Status Status Funaria hygrometrica is widespread, common, frequently collected, and sometimes considered a weed, therefore not threatened.

Related Links opens in a new window. The specific epithet ‘ hygrometrica ‘ refers to the hygroscopic nature of the seta.

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It can also be found on moist walls and the crevices of rocks and places where recent fires have taken place. Google QR Code Generator. It can also be grown in terraria under more moist conditions.

Sitemap Sites of Interest Disclaimer. Funaria hygrometrica Funaria funaia is a common world wide water moss which grows on moist, shady, and damp soil. At the apex of the main plant axis, the antheridium is borne. The rhizoids present in this species are multi-cellular and branched.


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Taranaki Kiwi Trust 4: G to L Common names with photo. Capsule mm, inclined to nearly erect, straight or weakly curved, capsule narrowly tapered to a long slender neck, mouth of capsule wide. The colourful sporophyte is much longer than the stem from which it arises.

Common cord-moss, little goldilocks, golden maidenhair. It can also be found on moist walls and the crevices of rocks and places where recent fires have taken place. Eleven mosses to know.

Views Read Edit View history. Fish New Zealand Freshwater. Mosses and liverworts of Britain and Ireland – a field guide. Tunaria teeth at the capsule mouth are arranged in two rows, with the outer teeth S-shaped and fused at the apex by a lattice disk. The species completes its life cycle quickly before weathering mechanical and chemical breakdown of the habitatmicrobes and other plants make the habitat unsuitable. Click here to register. A to F Common names with photo.


Funaria hygrometrica

N – Taranaki Educational Resource: Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. The rhizoids present in this species are multi-cellular and branched.

They have oblique septa. Lower Taxa Funaria hygrometrica var.

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Flora of southern Africa. Related Links opens in a new window Treatments in Other Floras www. Plants or more mm, with a basal antheridial branch, medium green to yellowish green; leafless proximally with leaves crowded and bulbiform distally, sometimes laxly foliate throughout. British Bryological Society Special Volume.

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Up to 30 mm. Funaria hygrometrica Hedw Family: Leaves smaller proximally, distal leaves mm, deeply concave, oblong-ovate to broadly obovate distally, acute to apiculate or short-acuminate, entire or weakly serrulate distally; costa subpercurrent to short-excurrent; distal laminal cells thin-walled and inflated, hexagonal or oblong-hexagonal becoming much more oblong proximally.