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Published In: Index Bryologicus 123. 1894. (Index Bryol.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Montane Forest
elevation: 0-500, 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000
substrate: treelets and trees
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Chiquitano forest to montane forest; on exposed roots, trunk and branches of trees. Elevation: (150)650-2000 m (Ecuador: 150?-250 m, Peru: 650-1500 m, Bolivia: 650-2000 m). Distribution: Mexico, USA (Florida), tropical Andes (Ecuador to Bolivia), Brazil.
Ecología: Epífita, sobre ramas de árboles. Elevación: (150)650-2000 m (Ecuador: 150-250 m, Perú: 650-1500 m, Bolivia: 1400-2000 m). Distribución:México, Andes Tropicales (Ecuador hasta Bolivia), Brasil.
Brachymenium klotzschii is distinguished by the oblong-ovate, awned leaves to 2.5 mm, mostly short excurrent costa, plane to reflexed margins, indistinct border (1-2 cells rows), ± firm- to thick-walledhexagonal to rhomboidal upper cells, firm-walled, quadrate to short rectangular basal cells, setae to ca. 20 mm, erect capsules, fragile, slender exostome teeth, endostome consisting of a basal membrane, and conic opercula. Synonyms include Brachymenium barbuloides (Müll. Hal.) Paris, B. dimorphum R. S. Williams, and B. macrocarpum Cardot.
Brachymenium klotzschii se distingue por las hojas oblongo-ovadas, aristadas hasta 2.5 mm, costa generalmente corto-excurrente, márgenes planos a reflexos, borde indistinto (1-2 filas de células), células superiores hexagonales a rómbicas con paredes ± firmes a gruesas, células basales cuadradas a corto-rectangulares con paredes firmes, setas hasta ca. 20 mm, cápsulas erectas, dientes del exostoma delgados, frágiles, endostoma consistiendo de una membrana basal y opérculo cónico. Brachymenium dimorphum R.S. Williams, Bryum barbuloides Müll. Hal. y B. macrocarpum Cardot son sinónimos.



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