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.
Discussion:One plant, 1.60-1.75 m. Ronald Pursell who studied the fossil suggested that it is a juvenile plant of F. osmundoides based on cell size ca. 9 µm wide), short costa, and crenulate leaf margins.