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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
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
Straminergon stramineum (Dicks. ex Brid.) Hedenäs (Straw Spear-moss)
In situ - close-up
CLIMACIACEAE Kindberg (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Climacium dendroides (Hedw.) F.Weber & D.Mohr (Tree-moss)
Shoot tip - in situ
FONTINALACEAE Schimp. (willow mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Fontinalis antipyretica Hedw. (Willow Moss, Greater Water-moss)
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
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)
THUIDIACEAE Schimp. (a family of mosses) Family 1 subtaxon  
Thuidium tamariscinum (Hedw.) Bruch, Schimp. & W.Guembel (Common Tamarisk-moss)
Branch leaf tip

Suggested Literature

HYPNALES may be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(mosses and Liverworts)
(a subclass of mosses)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 34 feeding and other relationships of HYPNALES (pleurocarpous mosses)

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