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Published In: Botanische Zeitung (Berlin) 20: 328. 1862. (Bot. Zeitung (Berlin)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/17/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/20/2013)
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Montane Forest
elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: rocks
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 4/20/2013)
Notes:
Ecology: Upper open montane and páramo; on rocks, often associated with streams or waterfalls. Elevation: 2700-4400 (Venezuela: 3800 m, Colombia: 2940-4200 m, Ecuador: 2700-4080 m, Bolivia: 3490-4400 m). Distribution: Circum-Antarctica (Colombia to Tierra del Fuego, Antarctic islands, South Africa, Australasia).
 
Blindia acuta (Hedw.) Bruch & Schimp. in Bruch, Schimp. & W. Gümbel of previous reports, cf. Bartlett and Vitt (1986); this species differs from B. magellanica principally by having an erect or flexuose seta when moist rather cygneous. Blindia curviseta Mitt. is a synonym.
 
Specimen: VENEZUELA. Mérida: Griffin 1333 (NY).

 
 


 

 
 
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