Monographs Details: Elharveya vesicularioides (H.A.Crum) H.A.Crum
Authority: Sharp, Aaron J., et al. 1994. The Moss Flora of Mexico. Part Two: Orthotrichales to Polytrichales. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 69 (2)
Description:Genus Description - Plants of moderate size, in thin, flat, soft, pale yellow-green mats, sparsely branched, radiculose in tufts below. Pseudoparaphyllia long, slenderly lance-acuminate to sublinear or filamentous. Stem leaves wide-spreading and laxly complanate, not much altered on drying, not plicate, ca. 1.6-1.7 mm long, asymmetric, oblong-ovate, ± abruptly short-acuminate or apiculate; margins plane, entire or obscurely serrulate at the apex; costae 2, divergent, rather stout, ending about 0.3-0.4 up the leaf, smooth at back and not ending as a dorsal spine; cells smooth, rhomboidal, 3-4:1, lax, thin walled, and pellucid. Branch leaves similar but smaller (about 1 mm long). Sporophytes unknown.


Consisting of a single species