Monographs Details: Dicranoweisia
Authority: Sharp, Aaron J., et al. 1994. The Moss Flora of Mexico. Part One: Sphagnales to Bryales. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 69 (1)
Family:Seligeriaceae
Scientific Name:Dicranoweisia
Description:Genus Description - Small, densely tufted plants. Stems forked, radiculose only at base. Leaves flexuose, crisped and curled when dry, narrowly lance-acuminate to subulate, subtubulose; margins usually entire; costa subpercurrent, with 1 or 2 stereid bands; upper cells small, subquadrate, smooth or longitudinally striolate-papillose; cells of leaf base elongate, rectangular to linear, subquadrate toward the margins; alar cells ± differentiated. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves convolute-sheathing, sometimes truncate or bluntly pointed. Setae single, erect, elongate; capsules erect and symmetric, cylindric to ovoid-cylindric, finely wrinkled with age; annulus present or lacking; operculum obliquely long-rostrate; peristome inserted well below the mouth, not or slightly forked, ± papillose throughout (or sometimes ± striolate). Spores spherical. Calyptrae cucullate, smooth, entire at base.