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293 UECENT .iDdit:ons to our moss flora.

capsule subcylindric, often slightly curved, rufous brown, furrowed when dry, lid with a long oblique beak, animlus simple; peristome imperfect, clathrate at base, tiience of slightly twisted unequal teeth, which break away with the lid. — On clay covered walls. Bicester and Oxford (Boswell), Aldrington (Davies), near Edinburgh, Pontefract (N'owell).

5. T. atrovirens (Smith), Lind. — Grbnuiia atr., Eng. Bot. t. 2015 (1S09). TrichosLoiuiim conmlntum, Brid. lYidymodon nei'vosiis. Hook, and Tayl. 6. T. cu>ieifoUa, Dicks. 7. T. marr/inata, Br. and Schp.

8. T. ValiViana, Schultz. Monoicous, dwarf, gregarious, or in little tufts, resembling T. mnralis ; leaves oblong, cuneate, with the nerve pro- longed into an acute green point ; the margin scarcely, or above the base only, a little revolute, more laxly reticulated throughout ; diaphanous, or but slightly opaque, papillose on the back, quite entire; upper cells minute angular, marginal rounded. Capsule oblongo-cylindric, often gently curved, lid short, suboblique, conic ; basal membrane loosely tessel- lated, four times the width of the annulus. Var. /3. subfiaccida ; T. oblougi- folin, Wils. Leaves with the margins more or less revolute, crenulate, Avith minute papillae. T. Vahlinna was found by Mr. Davies at Angmering, in Sussex, and in May, 1871, by Messrs. Sheppai'd and Westell, between Mayford Heath and Pirbright Common, Woking, Surrey.

9. T. caiic'scens, Mont. 10. T. murctUs, Lin.

Sect. 3. Barbida.

11. T. mitcronata, Bridel, Sp. Muse. i. p. 268 (1806).— 5. Breb'mom, Brid. Bry. Univ. (1827), Schp. Muse. Eur. Nov. fasc. 3-4. Clncl'ulolus ripririiiH, y8. terreslris, Bry. Eur. — Uioicous, tall, in lax pale green tufts, becoming dirty brown by age. Stem 1-2 in. high, fastigiate branched, with reddish radicles at base. Leaves erecto-patent, twisted when dry, soft, eiongato-lingulate, raucronate with the stout, excurrent nerve, con- cave, with the margin lightly recurved, and suddenly thickened above the base, minutely papillose on both surfaces ; cells at base hyaline, hexagono- rectangular, at apex minute, rounded hexagonal. Capsule on a stout yellow pedicel, erect, cylindraceous, slightly incurved; lid obliquely rostrate; teeth on a short tube, joined here and there at base, then free and once twisted to the left, papillose, orange. — Mr. Davies sends me specimens in fruit from Sussex.

13. T. ungiitculafa, Hid. 13. T. convolata, lied. 14. T. revoluta, Schrad. 15. T. nornschuchiann , Schultz.

16. T. vinealis, Brid. Bry. Univ. i. p. 830. — Stem erect, fastigiate branched, with 3 or 3 innovations below the perichajtium. Leaves laxly imbricated, patent, straight, when dry appressed, not crisped, recurved at apex, ovato-lanceolate, very acute, margin flattish, nerve stout, coloured, beroming obscure and lost in the apex. Cells at base rectangidar hyaline, above rotundato-quadrate, fulvous. Capsule oblong, nearly equal, when empty subcylindric ; lid narrowly conical, incurved, somewhat obtuse. Pruit ripe in May. — On walls, south of England.

17. T. imulana, De Notaris, ' Svllabus,' p. 180. — Bnrbiila vinealis, p. flaccida, Bry. Eur. T. u/«m//.s,' Bry. Brit. (Plate CXX. fig. 1).— Laxly tufted ; stem erect, elongated, branched from the base. Leaves crowded, widely spreading, long and narrow, recurved, or hooked, from an erect base, appressed to the stem, lanceolate, becoming linear and subulate, margin at base erect, above plane, entire, nerve reaching apex ;

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