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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1873–74: 120 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 1: 582). 1875. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 9/5/2013)
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Montane Forest
elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
substrate: shrubs, treelets and trees
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 9/5/2013)
Notes:

Ecology: Montane forest; on shrubs, trunk and branches and trees, infrequently found on dead wood or humus. Elevation: 1170-3290 m (Venezuela: 2450 m, Colombia: 1170-2620 m, Ecuador: 3290 m, Peru: 2150 m, Bolivia: 2200-2400 m). Distribution: Mexico, Central America (Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama), tropical Andes (Venezuela to Bolivia).
 
Ecología: Bosques montanos; sobre troncos y ramas de arbustos y árboles, escasamente encontrado sobre madera muerta o humus. Elevación: 1170-3290 m (Venezuela: 2450 m, Colombia: 1170-2620 m, Ecuador: 3290 m, Perú: 2150 m, Bolivia: 2200-2400 m). Distribución: México, Centroamérica (Costa Rica, Honduras, Panamá), Andes Tropicales (Venezuela hasta Bolivia).
 
Brachymenium consimile and B. radiculosum differ from other members of this genus by the obovate leaves and generally occurring on shrubs or on twigs or branches of treelets and trees. The former species is distinguished from the latter by the broadly obovate leaves, and reduced endostomal segments and cilia, the latter species by the narrowly obovate leaves and well developed endostomal segments and absence of cilia.
 
Brachymenium consimile y B. radiculosum se diferencian de los otros miembros de este género por las hojas obovadas y generalmente crecen sobre arbustos o sobre ramitas o ramas de arbolitos y árboles. La primera especie se distingue de la última por las hojas ampliamente obovadas, y segmentos del endostoma y cilios reducidos, la última especie por las hojas angostamente obovadas y segmentos del endostoma bien desarrolladas y ausencia de cilios.
 
Specimens: ECUADOR. Pastaza: Andes Quitenses, in sylva Canelos, Spruce 350 (NY, type).

 
 


 

 
 
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