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1. Myrinia Schimper, Syn. Musc. Eur. 482. 1860. • [For Claes Gustav Myrin, 1803-1835, Swedish bryologist].
[name conserved]

Plants small. Stems often and irregularly branched. Stem and branch leaves with shape and size similar; margins entire; costa single; medial and distal laminal cells short-rhomboidal. Sexual condition autoicous. Seta pale yellow. Capsule with operculum convex-conic.

Species 2 (1 in the flora): n North America, South America (Brazil), Europe, Asia.

The second species in the genus, Myrinia brasiliensis (Hampe) Schimper, is known from Brazil.

Lower Taxon


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