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1. Braunia andrieuxii Lorentz, Moosstudien. 164. 1864.

Braunia secunda var. andrieuxii (Lorentz) Thériot

Stems with stolons apical on secondary stems and distally on branches. Leaves with margins recurved proximally, plane distally; distal medial laminal cell walls straight or weakly sinuate. Sexual condition autoicous.

Capsules mature spring. Shaded or open cliff faces and rock outcrops in gorges and canyons, talus, granite boulders, dry rock; low to high elevations (0-1700 m); Ariz., Tex.; Mexico (Jalisco, Michoacán, Oaxaca).

Leaf apices are shorter and broader in Braunia andrieuxii than in B. secunda. Braunia andrieuxii appears a paler yellow than B. secunda, and the cells are relatively thinner-walled and moderately porose and smooth at the base.


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