Webera subgenus Eu-Webera

Webera proligera, photographed by Hermann Schachner.

Belongs within: Bryaceae.

The subgenus Eu-Webera of the genus Webera includes species with relatively wide leaves and capsules compared to other members of the genus (Dixon 1924).

Characters (from Dixon 1924): Leaves wider, without a distinct border, not dimorphous, the comal less suddenly elongated, the areolation usually wider. Capsule wider, with a shorter neck; basal membrane of inner peristome usually higher, cilia present, often perfect, not appendiculate; processes usually with a more or less gaping slit along their median line.

<==Webera subg. Eu-Webera D24
    |–W. annotina [=Mnium annotinum, Pohlia annotina] D24
    |    |–W. a. var. annotina D24
    |    |–W. a. var. bulbifera [incl. W. annotina var. tenuifolia] D24
    |    `–W. a. var. erecta [=Trentepohlia erecta] D24
    |–W. carnea [=Bryum carneum, Pohlia carnea] D24
    |–W. commutata [=Pohlia commutata] D24
    |    |–W. c. var. commutata D24
    |    `–W. c. var. catenulata [=Bryum catenulatum] D24
    |–W. cucullata [=Bryum cucullatum, Pohlia cucullata] D24
    |–W. gracilis [=Bryum gracile, Pohlia gracilis] D24
    |–W. ludwigii [=Bryum ludwigii, Pohlia ludwigii] D24
    |    |–W. l. var. ludwigii D24
    |    `–W. l. var. latifolia D24
    `–W. proligera [=Pohlia proligera; incl. W. annotina var. angustifolia] D24

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[D24] Dixon, H. N. 1924. The Student’s Handbook of British Mosses 3rd ed. V. V. Sumfield: Eastbourne.

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