Monographs Details: Pterobryon
Authority: Sharp, Aaron J., et al. 1994. The Moss Flora of Mexico. Part Two: Orthotrichales to Polytrichales. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 69 (2)
Family:Pterobryaceae
Scientific Name:Pterobryon
Description:Genus Description - Plants robust, scattered to densely tufted, glossy, golden- to yellow-green. Secondary stems erect, closely pinnate and frondose above a stipitate base. Leaves crowded, oblong to lanceolate, generally plicate; costa single, extending to the upper part ofthe leaf; upper cells linear, smooth or nearly so; basal cells rectangular, the alar cells not forming a distinct group. Setae short; capsules immersed, ovoid; peristome double. Spores spherical. Calyptrae mitrate.