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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 14: 196. 1977. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Status: endemic
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Ecuador, Peru
EcoRegions: Montane Forest
elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500
substrate: treelets and trees
frequency: rare
General Reference:

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Ecology: Montane forest; on branches of treelets, in association with Lindigia and Streptopogon. Elevation: 2770 m. Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes (Ecuador and Peru).
Ecología: Bosques montanos; sobre ramas de arbolillos, en asociación con Lindigia y Streptopogon. Elevación: 2770 m. Distribución: Endémica para Ecuador y Perú.
Plants to 25 mm tall. Leaves elongate-spathulate, to 5 mm long; marginal cilia 2 or more times longer than the width of the leaf lamina. Sporophytes immersed. Setae 0.3-0.8 mm long. Capsules ovoid-elliptical, 1-2 mm long. Simply stated, this is the most elegant moss of the tropical Andes.
Plantas de hasta 25 mm de alto. Hojas elongado-espatuladas, hasta 5 mm de largo; cilios marginales 2 ó más veces más largos que el ancho de la lámina foliar. Esporofitos inmersos. Setas 0.3-0.8 mm de largo. Cápsulas ovoide-elípticas, 1-2 mm de largo.
 Se indica simplemente que este es el musgo más elegante en los Andes Tropicales.
Specimen: ECUADOR. Azuay: in sylva Llallaad pedem occid. monte Azuay, 9000 ped., Spruce 467 (NY, holotype; isotype NY).



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