Monographs Details: Dicranoloma armitii (Müll.Hal.) Paris
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:Distribution and Ecology - Collection studied: PHILIPPINES: Mindanao: Mt. Kitanglad, Bukidnon Province, ca. 2000 m, on decaying log, 25 May 1984, Tan, Navarez & Amoroso 84-339.
Discussion:The long and twisted history of this Australasian taxon was reviewed by Tan and Koponen (1983) who updated its distribution to include the Solomon Islands, New Guinea and Bomeo. Now its range can be extended to Mindanao Island ofthe Philippines. When fresh the plant has aristate leaves and looks like a stiff Dicranoloma. Other distinguishing characters were outlined and illustrated by Tan and Koponen (1983). The Philippine population is sterile