Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Andreaeobryopsida
Goffinet & W. R. Buck[1]
Order: Andreaeobryales
B. M. Murray[2]
Family: Andreaeobryaceae
Steere & B. M. Murray
Genus: Andreaeobryum
Steere & B. M. Murray[3]
Species: A. macrosporum
Binomial name
Andreaeobryum macrosporum
Steere & B. M. Murray[3]

Andreaeobryum is a genus of moss with a single species Andreaeobryum macrosporum, endemic to Alaska and western Canada.[4] The genus is placed as a separate family, order and class among the mosses.[5]

The phylogenetic position of Andreaeobryum among the eight classes of mosses, based on inferences from DNA sequence data.[6][1]










  1. 1 2 Goffinet, Bernard; William R. Buck (2004). "Systematics of the Bryophyta (Mosses): From molecules to a revised classification". Monographs in Systematic Botany. Molecular Systematics of Bryophytes. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. 98: 205–239. ISBN 1-930723-38-5.
  2. Murray, B. M. (1988). "Systematics of the Andreaeopsida (Bryophyta): Two orders with links to Takakia". Nova Hedwigia. 90: 289–336.
  3. 1 2 Steere, W. C.; B. M. Murray (1976). "Andreaeobryum macrosporum, a new genus and species of Musci from northern Alaska and Canada". Phytologia. 33: 407–410.
  4. Eckel, Patricia M. (2007). "Andreaeobryaceae". Flora of North America. 27. pp. 108–110.
  5. Buck, William R. & Bernard Goffinet. 2000. "Morphology and classification of mosses", pages 71-123 in A. Jonathan Shaw & Bernard Goffinet (Eds.), Bryophyte Biology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). ISBN 0-521-66097-1.
  6. Goffinet, B.; W. R. Buck; & A. J. Shaw (2008). "Morphology and Classification of the Bryophyta". In Bernard Goffinet & A. Jonathan Shaw (eds.). Bryophyte Biology (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 55–138. ISBN 9780521872256.

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