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:Eighty-six leafy fragments, 1.45-1.56 m. Some ofthe fragments have the leaves tightly appressed to the stem and are similar to the flagelliform branches of extant populaions. These branches probably have a reproductive role.