Monographs Details: Plagiothecium latebricola Schimp.
Authority: Buck, William R. 1987. Bryostephane Steereana: A Collection of Bryological Papers Presented to William Campbell Steere On The Occasion of His 80th Birthday. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 45: 1-749.
Description:Species Description - Spore morphology: Size: 9-13 µm in diameter, mean 11 µm. Color: yellow to yellowish green. Shape: spherical or rarely ovoid. Sculpture: gemmate, the gemmae regularly distributed with some bare regions (Fig. 25) or irregularly distributed and anastomosing (Figs. 26, 27), 0.1-0.2 µm in diameter, 0.1-0.2 µm in height, covered with high-conic papillae (Figs. 28, 29), the spore surface between the gemmae smooth to slightly roughened.