Monographs Details: Frullania gibbosa Nees
Authority: Britton, Nathaniel L. & Millspaugh, Charles F. 1920. The Bahama Flora.
Scientific Name:Frullania gibbosa Nees
Description:Species Description - Greenish yellow to dark brown, growing in closely appressed tufts or mats. Leaves densely imbricated, the dorsal lobe convex when dry, concave and squarrose when moist, broadly orbicular, about 0.9 mm. long; lobule sometimes inflated throughout but normally in the upper part only; leaf-cells with conspicuous trigones, averaging about 33 n; underleaves densely crowded, orbicular to reniform, shortly and sharply bidentate at the apex with a lunulate sinus, auriculate at the base; inflorescence monoecious (autoecious or paroecious) ; female branch very short, the bracts in two or three pairs, the innermost with ovate, rounded or obtuse, entire lobes and subequal, strongly convolute, obtuse to acute lobules; bracteole highly connate, bifid with sharp divisions; perianth oblong, with two distinct lateral keels and a broad two-angled ventral keel.

Distribution:Great Abaco Bahamas South America| New Providence Bahamas South America| Alabama United States of America North America|