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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 27 | Pottiaceae | Globulinella

1. Globulinella globifera (Hampe) Steere, J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 36: 221. 1946.

Seligeria globifera Hampe, Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 28: 49. 1870; Globulina globifera (Hampe) Brotherus

Leaves somewhat crowded above, 0.5-1.5 x 0.3-0.8 mm; distal adaxial cells enlarged and bulging above; costa with 2-4 guide cells. Seta twisted clockwise, 6-8 mm. Capsule 0.6-1.0 mm; operculum conic-rostrate, inclined, 0.5-0.8 mm; peristome teeth 16, cleft and irregular, erect from very short basal membrane. Calyptra to 1 mm. Spores light brown.

Capsules uncommon, maturing fall (Sep-Dec). Calcareous rock, mostly in crevices or rock faces, arid grassland or woodland situations, in pure colonies or gregarious with Crossidium, Aloina, or Barbula; moderate elevations; Tex.; Mexico; Central America.

Globulinella globifera occurs at isolated sites along the Texas-Mexico border but should be expected on calcareous rock in other parts of the Southwest.


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