Monographs Details: Rhacopilopsis trinitensis (Müll.Hal.) E.Britton & Dixon
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:Hypnaceae
Discussion:

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R. trinitensis (C. Müll.) Britt. & Dix. ex Dix., J. Bot. 60: 86. 1927.

Hypnum trinitense C. Müll., Syn. Muse Frond. 2: 284.1851.

The plants are small, much resembling Isopterygium. The reduced ventral leaves may be overlooked, but asymmetry of dorsal leaves is noticeable.

Ranging from Guatemala to northern South America and Trinidad, as well as tropical Africa and Madagascar, this species most hkely occurs in Mexico as well.