Pterygoneurum californicum H.A.Crum (1967)

California chalkmoss



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Treated as a distinct species by (Anderson et al., 1990) but synonymised with P. subsessile subsessile by (FNAEC, 2007).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of P. subsessile subsessile) (FNAEC, 2007)



California, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Crum, H. A. (1967). A new species of Pterygoneurum from California. Madroño 19:92-94.


Other references:

Anderson, L. E., Crum, H. A. and Buck, W. R. (1990). List of the mosses of North America north of Mexico. The Bryologist 93(4): 448-499.

Flora of North America Editorial Committee. (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico. Vol. 27. Bryophytes: Mosses, Part 1. Oxford University Press, New York. xxi + 713 pp.

Guerra. l., Cano, M. J. and Ros. M. l. (1995). El género Pterygoneurum Jur. (Po/liaceae, Musci) en la Peninsula Ibérica. Cryptogamic, Bryo!. Lichéno!. 16(3): 165-175.


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