Ecology: On limestone and calcareous rock; associated with in part Splachnobryum. Elevation: 460 m. Distribution: Mexico, Central America (Belize, Nicaragua, Panama), West Indies, and Venezuela.
Brachymenium wrightii is characterizes by the broadly obovate to subspanthulate leaves ca. 3 mm long that are distant along the stem and clustered terminally, rounded to broady acute apices, bluntly serrulate upper margins, short excurrent costa, and 2-3 rows of narrow and somewhat elongate cells forming a distinct border. Brachymenium mnioides Besch. is a synonym.