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HYPNALES (pleurocarpous mosses)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

AMBLYSTEGIACEAE Roth (a family of feather mosses)
Amblystegium (a genus of feather mosses), eg: Amblystegium serpens (Creeping Feather-moss) - Base of gametophyte Palustriella (a genus of mosses), eg: Palustriella commutata var. commutata (a moss) - Branch leaf - cells in middle of leaf Pseudocalliergon lycopodioides (Large Hook-moss), eg: Pseudocalliergon lycopodioides (Large Hook-moss) - Sporophytes - close-up
Family 4 subtaxa 1 ident refs
ANOMODONTACEAE (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Anomodon viticulosus (Hedw.) Hook. & Taylor (Rambling Tail-moss)
Plant - moist to upper right, dry to lower left
Species    
BRACHYTHECIACEAE Schimp. (a family of pleurocarpous mosses)
Brachytheciastrum velutinum (Velvet Feather-moss), eg: Brachytheciastrum velutinum (Velvet Feather-moss) - Capsules Brachythecium (a genus of feather-mosses), eg: Brachythecium rutabulum (Rough-stalked Feather-moss) - Close-up Cirriphyllum (a genus of feather-mosses), eg: Cirriphyllum piliferum (Hair-pointed Feather-moss) - Close-up Eurhynchium (a genus of feather-mosses), eg: Eurhynchium meridionale (Portland Feather-moss) - Plant - in situ Homalothecium (a genus of feather-mosses), eg: Homalothecium lutescens (Yellow Feather-moss) - Leaf cells - leaf base Scleropodium (a genus of feather-mosses), eg: Scleropodium purum (Neat Feather-moss) - In situ
Family 10 subtaxa  
CALLIERGONACEAE (a family of mosses) Family 3 subtaxa  
Hamatocaulis vernicosus (Mitt.) Hedenaes (Slender Green Feather-moss, Varnished Hook-moss) Species   1 ident refs
Scorpidium scorpioides (Hedw.) Limpr. (Hooked Scorpion-moss)
Leaf (folded) - side view
Species    
Straminergon stramineum (Dicks. ex Brid.) Hedenäs (Straw Spear-moss)
In situ - close-up
Species    
CLIMACIACEAE Kindberg (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Climacium dendroides (Hedw.) F.Weber & D.Mohr (Tree-moss)
Shoot tip - in situ
Species    
FONTINALACEAE Schimp. (willow mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Fontinalis antipyretica Hedw. (Willow Moss, Greater Water-moss)
Plant
Species    
HYLOCOMIACEAE (a family of mosses)
Hylocomium (a genus of mosses), eg: Hylocomium splendens (Glittering Wood-moss) - Stem leaf - alar cells Pleurozium schreberi (Red-stemmed Feather-moss), eg: Pleurozium schreberi (Red-stemmed Feather-moss) - Plant Rhytidiadelphus (shaggy mosses), eg: Rhytidiadelphus loreus (Little Shaggy-moss) - Close-up
Family 6 subtaxa 1 ident refs
HYPNACEAE Schimp. (a family of pleurocarpous mosses)
Calliergonella cuspidata (Pointed Spear-moss), eg: Calliergonella cuspidata (Pointed Spear-moss) - Dry state - close-up Ctenidium molluscum (Chalk Comb-moss), eg: Ctenidium molluscum (Chalk Comb-moss) - In situ - close-up Hypnum (a genus of mosses), eg: Hypnum cupressiforme (Cypress-leaved Plait-moss) - Capsule Ptilium (Bot.) (a genus of mosses), eg: Ptilium crista-castrensis (Ostrich-plume Feather-moss) - Stem leaf - mid-leaf cells
Family 5 subtaxa  
LEMBOPHYLLACEAE (a family of mosses) Family 2 subtaxa  
Isothecium alopecuroides (Dubois) Isov. (Larger Mouse-tail Moss)
In situ
Species    
Isothecium myosuroides Brid. (Slender Mouse-tail Moss)
Isothecium myosuroides var. myosuroides (a moss), eg: Isothecium myosuroides var. myosuroides (a moss) - Branch leaf - cells in mid-leaf
Species 1 subtaxon  
NECKERACEAE Schimp. (a family of mosses)
Homalia trichomanoides (Blunt Feather-moss), eg: Homalia trichomanoides (Blunt Feather-moss) - Shoot tip Neckera (a genus of mosses), eg: Neckera complanata (Flat Neckera) - Leaf cells - leaf base Thamnobryum (a genus of mosses), eg: Thamnobryum alopecurum (Fox-tail Feather-moss) - Stem leaf - cells from near tip
Family 4 subtaxa  
PLAGIOTHECIACEAE (Broth.) Fleischer (a family of pleurocarpous mosses)
Plagiothecium (a genus of mosses), eg: Plagiothecium denticulatum (Dented Silk-moss) - Leaf cells Pseudotaxiphyllum elegans (Elegant Silk-moss), eg: Pseudotaxiphyllum elegans (Elegant Silk-moss) - Shoot
Family 5 subtaxa  
PYLAISIADELPHACEAE (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Platygyrium repens (Brid.) Bruch, Schimp. & W.Guembel (Flat-brocade Moss)
Plant
Species    
THUIDIACEAE Schimp. (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Thuidium tamariscinum (Hedw.) Bruch, Schimp. & W.Guembel (Common Tamarisk-moss)
Branch leaf tip
Species    

Suggested Literature

HYPNALES may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
BRYOPHYTA
(mosses and Liverworts)
BRYOPSIDA
(mosses)
EUBRYIDEAE
(a subclass of mosses)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 34 feeding and other relationships of HYPNALES (pleurocarpous mosses)

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