Philonotis subgenus Eu-Philonotis

Philonotis calcarea, copyright Michael Becker.

Belongs within: Bartramiaceae.

The subgenus Eu-Philonotis of the genus Philonotis mostly includes robust and erect mosses (Dixon 1924).

Characters (from Dixon 1924): Usually robust and erect; stems usually straight and regularly branched. Dioicous. Male flower discoid, terminal.

<==Philonotis Brid. 1827 subg. Eu-Philonotis
    |--P. caespitosa D24
    |    |--P. c. var. caespitosa D24
    |    `--P. c. var. adpressa D24
    |--P. calcarea D24
    |--P. capillaris [=P. fontana var. capillaris; incl. P. arnellii, P. ryani Philibert 1894] D24
    |--P. fontana [=Mnium fontanum; incl. P. fontana var. pumila] D24
    |    |--P. f. var. fontana D24
    |    |--P. f. var. adpressa non P. caespitosa var. adpressa [incl. P. heterophylla] D24
    |    |--P. f. var. ampliretis Dixon 1902 [incl. P. laxa] D24
    |    |--P. f. var. falcata D24
    |    `--P. f. var. tomentella [incl. P. fontana var. compacta] D24
    |--P. marchica D24
    |--P. mollis (Dozy & Molk.) Mitt. 1859 SK02 [=P. calcarea var. mollis D24]
    `--P. seriata D24

*Type species of generic name indicated


[D24] Dixon, H. N. 1924. The Student's Handbook of British Mosses 3rd ed. V. V. Sumfield: Eastbourne.

[SK02] Streimann, H., & N. Klazenga. 2002. Catalogue of Australian Mosses. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 17. Australian Biological Resources Study: Canberra.

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