Thuidiaceae

Last updated

Thuidiaceae
Pelekium cf. gratum 1c.jpg
Pelekium cf. gratum
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon.png
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Bryidae
Order: Hypnales
Family: Thuidiaceae
Schimp.

Thuidiaceae is a family of mosses within the order Hypnales. It includes many genera but the classification may need to be refined. The core genera are Thuidium , Thuidiopsis , Pelekium , Aequatoriella , Abietinella , Rauiella , Haplocladium and Actinothuidium form a clade but others currently placed in the family may belong elsewhere. [1]

Contents

Species include Thuidiopsis sparsa and Abietinella abietina

Genera

As accepted by GBIF; [2]

Figures in brackets are approx. how many species per genus. [2]

Related Research Articles

<i>Funaria</i> Genus of mosses

Funaria is a genus of approximately 210 species of moss. Funaria hygrometrica is the most common species. Funaria hygrometrica is called “cord moss” because of the twisted seta which is very hygroscopic and untwists when moist. The name is derived from the Latin word “funis”, meaning "a rope". In funaria root like structures called rhizoids are present.

<i>Dicranum</i> Genus of mosses

Dicranum is a genus of mosses, also called wind-blown mosses or fork mosses. These mosses form in densely packed clumps. Stems may fork, but do not branch. In general, upright stems will be single but packed together. Dicranum is distributed globally. In North America these are commonly found in Jack pine or Red pine stands.

Neckeropsis is a genus of plant in the family Neckeraceae.

Hypnaceae Family of mosses

Hypnaceae is a large family of moss with broad worldwide occurrence in the class Bryopsida, subclass Bryidae and order Hypnales. Genera include Hypnum, Phyllodon, and Taxiphyllum.

Dicranaceae Family of haplolepideous mosses

Dicranaceae is a family of haplolepideous mosses (Dicranidae) in class Bryopsida. Species within this family are dioicous. Genera in this family include Dicranum, Dicranoloma, and Mitrobryum.

<i>Barbula</i> Genus of mosses

Barbula is a genus of mosses in the family Pottiaceae.

<i>Ditrichum</i> Genus of haplolepideous mosses

Ditrichum is a genus of haplolepideous mosses (Dicranidae) in the family Ditrichaceae.

<i>Campylopus</i> Genus of haplolepideous mosses

Campylopus is a genus of 180 species of haplolepideous mosses (Dicranidae) in the family Leucobryaceae. The name comes from the Greek campylos, meaning curved, and pous, meaning foot, referring to the setae which curve downwards.

<i>Thuidium</i> Genus of mosses

Thuidium is a genus of moss in the family Thuidiaceae. The name comes from the genus Thuja and the Latin suffix -idium, meaning diminutive. This is due to its resemblance to small cedar trees.

Timmiellaceae is a family of haplolepideous mosses (Dicranidae). It contains two genera, Luisierella and Timmiella, that were formerly place in family Pottiaceae.

<i>Syntrichia</i> Genus of mosses

Syntrichia is a large, cosmopolitan genus of mosses in the family Pottiaceae. The genus name is of Greek origin for "plus" and "hair", referring to the "twisted peristome united by a basal membrane".

<i>Rhynchostegium</i> Genus of mosses

Rhynchostegium is a genus of pleurocarpous mosses belonging to the family Brachytheciaceae. The genus has a cosmopolitan distribution across different climatological regions except the polar regions, mostly in tropic to north temperate regions. The genus contains both aquatic and terrestrial species. The genus was named for their rostrate opercula. The type species of this genus is Rhynchostegium confertum (Dicks.) Schimp.

<i>Trichostomum</i> Genus of mosses

Trichostomum is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Pottiaceae.

<i>Thuidiopsis</i> Genus of mosses

Thuidiopsis is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Thuidiaceae.

<i>Rhodobryum</i> Genus of mosses

Rhodobryum is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Bryaceae.

Pylaisia is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Pylaisiaceae.

Pelekium is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Thuidiaceae.

Heterocladium is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Thuidiaceae.

Cyrto-hypnum is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Thuidiaceae.

References

  1. García-Avila, Deneb; De Luna, Efraín; Newton, Angela E (2009). "Phylogenetic relationships of the Thuidiaceae and the non-monophyly of the Thuidiaceae and the Leskeaceae based onrbcL,rps4 and therps4-trnS intergenic spacer". The Bryologist. 112: 80. doi:10.1639/0007-2745-112.1.80.
  2. 1 2 "Thuidiaceae". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 6 August 2022.