Monographs Details: Philonotis fontana var. pumila (Turner) Brid.
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.
Family:Bartramiaceae
Discussion:Eight plants, one with a male bud, 1.38-1.48, 1.60-1.75 m; two plants of Philonotis sp., 1.38-1.48 m. The leaves of the fossils are doubly serrate, the costa is excurrent, and the outer laminal cell walls are papillose at their lower ends. The long acuminate leaves of the fossils conform with those of var. pumila. Fig. 3f-k.