Müller Hal.

Linnaea 40: 273. 1876.

Etymology: For August Jaeger, 1842 – 1877, Swiss bryologist
Synonyms: Jaegerinopsis Brotherus
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 598. Mentioned on page 647, 654.

Plants 1–5 cm, yellowish, shiny. Stems with short stipelike basal region, simple or sparsely branched. Stem leaves not seriate, similar when dry or moist, spreading to recurved or squarrose [erect], broadly ovate-orbicular [to ovate-lanceolate], weakly plicate; base not auriculate or decurrent; margins plane; costa double and short, 2-fid, or single to mid leaf or longer; alar cells little differentiated, quadrate; medial laminal cells sinuate, smooth, walls porose. Branch leaves when present similar to stem leaves. [Seta 0.4–0.5 cm. Capsule cylindric; operculum conic, long-rostrate. Calyptra partly covering capsule, rough with projecting cell ends, naked].


se United States, Mexico, West Indies, Central America, n South America, Asia, Africa.


Species 12 (1 in the flora).

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Lower Taxa