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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 561. 1903. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Status: endemic
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Bolivia
EcoRegions: Montane Forest
elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000
substrate: treelets and trees
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Montane forest; on branches of trees. Elevation: 1450-2950 m. Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes (Bolivia).
Ecología: Bosque montano; epífita, sobre ramas de arboltes. Elevación: 1450-2950 m. Distribución: Endémica para Andes Tropicales (Bolivia).
Acidodontium lonchotrachylon is distinguished by the lustrous, medium sized to rather robust plants to 1.7 cm, broadly oblong to subelliptical leaves to 3.6 mm long, somewhat undulate to twisted and appressed when dry, spreading when wet, abruptly acuminate apex ending in a flexuous, often denticulate, capillary point, indistinct, elongate cell border, subpercurrent costa, 2 rows of cells forming a distinct border below, above indistinct with 1 elongate cell, setae to 20 mm, clavate capsule to 3 mm (neck about equal the length of the urn), broad hemispherical, non-apiculate operculum. The type of Bryum lonchotrachylon Müll. Hal., as well as the Bryum brachypodium Müll. Hal. (synonym), were both collected by Germain in 1889 from Choquecamata.
Acidodontium lonchotrachylon se distingue por las plantas brillantes, medianas a bastante robustas hasta 1.7 cm, hojas ampliamente oblongas a subelípticas hasta 3.6 mm de largo, algo onduladas a torcidas y adpresas en seco, patentes en húmedo, ápice abruptamente acuminado terminando en extremo capilar flexuoso, a menudo denticulado, células del borde alargadas,indistintas, costa subpercurrente, 2 filas de células formando un borde conspicuo en la porción basal, indistinto en la porción distal con 1 fila de células alargadas, setas hasta 20 mm, cápsulas claviformes hasta 3 mm (cuello ca. igual en longitud a la urna), opérculo ancho hemisférico, no-apiculado. El tipo de Bryum lonchotrachylon Müll. Hal., así com de Bryum brachypodium Müll. Hal. (sinónimos), fueron colectados por Germain en 1889 en Choquecamata.


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Acidodontium lonchotrachylon (Müll. Hal.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(3): 561. 1903. Bryum lonchotrachylon Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. n. s. 4: 23. 1897. Type: Bolivia. Cochabamba, prope Choquecamata, Germain s.n. [Müller 1098] (isotype S-PA).

Bryum brachypodium Müll. Hal., n. s. 4: 22. 1897. Brachymenium brachypodium (Müll. Hal.) Paris, Index Bryol. Suppl.38. 1900. Acidodontium brachypodium (Müll. Hal.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(3): 561. 1903. Type: Bolivia. Sin. loc. & leg. Possible type data: Cochabamba, prope Choquecamata, Germain.




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