Monographs Details: Cladopodiella
Authority: Fulford, Margaret H. 1968. Manual of the leafy Hepaticae of Latin America--Part III. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 11: 277-392.
Description:Species Description - Plants green, irregularly branched; branches lateral, of the Frullania type with the half-leaf dorsal, leafy, or more frequently ventral-intercalary, in the axils of the underleaves, leafy or flagelliform. Stem in transverse section of similar cells. Rhizoids from cells of the ventral side of the stem. Line of leaf insertion oblique, the leaves succubous. Leaves ovate- to obovate-truncate, divided to one-half or less into 2 blunt segments. Underleaves small, ovate to lanceolate. Female inflorescence terminal on the stem or a leafy branch, the several bracts and bracteoles bilobed. Perianth exserted, cylindrical below, 3-keeled above, the mouth undulate, entire or crenulate.
Discussion:Cephalozia sect. Cladopus Spruce, On Cephalozia 50. 1882.
Cladopus Meylan, Hep. Suisse 203. 1924. Non Möller, 1899.
Eucephalozia subg. Cladopus Schiffner in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenf. I3: 97. 1895.
Type species: Jungermannia jrancisci Hooker, 1816.