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Published In: Corollarium Bryologiae Europaeae 39–40. 1856. (Coroll. Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/1/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/8/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
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Notes     (Last Modified On 10/8/2017)
Amphidium contains 10 or more species distributed in the temperate and tropical mountain regions; a single species, given below, in the Neotropics. The finely papillose stems and leaves, emergent to slightly exserted, ribbed, eperistomate capsule, in combination with other features of this species, are diagnostic. Previously placed in the Orthotrichaceae (Lewinsky 1976), and more recently in the Rhabdoweisiaceae.
Amphidium contiene 10 o más especie distribuidas en regiones templadas y tropicales montañosas. Sólo una especie está registrada en el Neotrópico, A. tortuosum (Hornsch.) Cufod. Las características que distinguen a esta especie son los tallos y hojas finamente papilosas, cápsula emergentes hasta escasamente excertas, acostilladas y sin peristoma. Algunos autores ubican a este género en Rhabdoweisiaceae.

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