Description: This moss consists of an erect leafy stem (gametophyte) about mm. tall. The stem is brown below, light green above, and unbranched; it is. Funaria hygrometrica: cord moss: America; the most common is F. hygrometrica, which is often described in textbooks as a representative bryophyte (member. Funaria hygrometrica is rather inconspicuous when sterile (when the more conspicuous sporophyte has not yet developed). The obovate leaves form a bulb -like.
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Rate this plant Is this an interesting plant? The rhizoids present in this species are multi-cellular and branched.
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The midrib ends just below, or extends just beyond the leaf apex. At the apex of the main plant axis, the antheridium is borne. Funaria hygrometricathe bonfire moss  or common cord-moss is a type of water moss which grows on moist, shady, and damp soil. Treatments in Other Floras www. Funaria is the largest genus in the moss family Funariaceae with about 80 species worldwide. Eleven mosses to know. Login eFloras Home Help.
A to F Common names with photo. It can also be found on moist walls hygrometica the crevices of rocks and places where recent fires have taken place.
It has a distinct preference for recently burnt sites where it colonizes the nutrient-poor top layer of the soil. Sitemap Sites of Interest Disclaimer. Click hjgrometrica to register. G to L Common names with photo. New Zealand Herpetological Society 9: Retrieved from ” https: Seta usually mm, slender and flexuose, usually hygroscopic.
Invertebrates Freshwater New Zealand.
The rhizoids present in this species are multi-cellular and branched. Its presence may also indicate the site of an old camp fire, fire pit or human dwelling. This species is widely used in textbooks and biology classes to demonstrate the life cycle of a typical moss the alternation of two generations: Funaria hygrometrica is a common world wide water moss which grows on moist, shady, and damp soil. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Taranaki Kiwi Trust 4: They have oblique septa.
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Leave this field blank. The main axis of the plant, which is upright, bears a set of spirally arranged, sessile leaves having a clearly distinguishable midrib. Funaria hygrometrica is one of the most common, weedy, and widely distributed mosses in the world; its distribution closely parallels that of Bryum argenteum.
Friends of Pukekura Park 3: This is the male part of the shoot. Fish New Zealand Freshwater. Funaria hygrometrica Funaria hygrometrica is a common world hygromeetrica water moss which grows on moist, shady, and damp soil. Fungi, Mushrooms, Moulds, Slimes. The species completes its life cycle quickly before weathering mechanical and chemical breakdown of the habitatmicrobes and funariz plants make the habitat unsuitable.
They have oblique septa. The cells of the capsule lid are twisted counter-clockwise.
Introduction to bryology in southern Africa. Funaria hygrometrica Hedwig, Sp. Plants or more mm, with a basal antheridial branch, medium green to yellowish green; leafless proximally with leaves crowded and bulbiform distally, sometimes hygrometirca foliate throughout. Google QR Code Generator. Plants Exotic Botanical names with photo. Research, Analysis and Information Network.
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Up to 30 mm.