Propaguliferous Ceratodon purpureus in Riparian Environments

  title={Propaguliferous Ceratodon purpureus in Riparian Environments},
  author={R. Zander and R. R. Ireland},
  journal={The Bryologist},
  • R. Zander, R. R. Ireland
  • Published 1979
  • Biology
  • The Bryologist
  • Some North American riparian populations of Ceratodon purpureus (Hedw.) Brid. are characterized by filamentous propagula that are borne most abundantly on stems of sterile plants. The plants are similar to the type of C. dimorphus Philib., which the authors consider a synonym of the polymorphic C. purpureus. Ceratodon purpureus (Hedw.) Brid. (Ditrichaceae) is a cosmopolitan, weedy, highly polymorphic acrocarpus moss exhibiting forms and habitat preferences of such diversity that it may be… CONTINUE READING