Funariaceae

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Funariaceae
Funaria hygrometrica1.jpg
Funaria hygrometrica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Funariidae
Order: Funariales
Family: Funariaceae
Schwägr.
Genera

Aphanorrhegma
Brachymeniopsis
Bryobeckettia
Clavitheca
Cygnicollum
Entosthodon
Ephemerella
Funaria
Funariella
×Funariophyscomitrella
Goniomitrium
Loiseaubryum
Nanomitriella
Physcomitrella
Physcomitrellopsis
Physcomitrium
Pyramidula

The Funariaceae are a family of mosses in the order Funariales.[1] About 303 species are included in the family, with 200 species in Funaria and another 80 classified in Physcomitrium.[2]

The genus Goniomitrium has been recently moved from the Pottiaceae to the Funariaceae.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buck, William R. & Bernard Goffinet. 2000. "Morphology and classification of mosses", pages 71-123 in A. Jonathan Shaw & Bernard Goffinet (Eds.), Bryophyte Biology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). ISBN 0-521-66097-1.
  2. ^ McIntosh, Terry T. (2002). "Funariaceae". Flora of North America. 27. New York: Oxford Univ Pr. pp. 180–199. ISBN 978-0-19-531823-4. 
  3. ^ Goffinet, Bernard; Norman J. Wickett; Olaf Werner; Rosa Maria Ros; A. Jonathan Shaw; Cymon J. Cox (2007). "Distribution and Phylogenetic Significance of the 71-kb Inversion in the Plastid Genome in Funariidae (Bryophyta)". Annals of Botany. 99 (4): 747–753. doi:10.1093/aob/mcm010. PMC 2802940Freely accessible. PMID 17337480.