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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 27 | Buxbaumiaceae | Buxbaumia

4. Buxbaumia viridis (de Candolle) de Candolle in J. B. Mougeot et al., Stirp. Crypt. Vogeso-Rhen. 8: no. 724. 1823.

Buxbaumia aphylla var. viridis de Candolle in J. Lamarck and A. P. de Candolle, Fl. Franç. ed. 3, 6: 227. 1815; B. indusiata Bridel

Seta 5-10 mm, straight. Capsule, when mature, ovoid, 3-5 mm, stamineous to opalescent and glossy, oblique face gradually differentiated from lower face, with exterior membrane splitting longitudinally and incurved or curved outward when drying. Spores 8-12 µm.

Capsules mature late summer-fall. Decorticated wood or humus banks in coniferous forests; high (subalpine) elevations; Alta., B.C.; Calif., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Wash.; Europe.


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