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Published In: Arkiv för Botanik 15(5): 9. 1918. (Ark. Bot.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 7/26/2017)
country distribution: Peru, Bolivia, NW Argentina
EcoRegions: Puna
elevation: 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 7/26/2017)

Ecology: Puna; on soil, in part associated with shady rocks and cliffs. Elevation: 3500-4800 m (Peru: 4800 m, Bolivia: 4450 m, Argentina: 3500 m). Distribution: Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile.
Ecología: Puna; sobre suelo y rocas. Elevación, Bolivia, Argentina y Chile.: 3500-4800 m (Peru: 4800 m, Bolivia: 4450 m, Argentina: 3500 m). Distribución: Perú
Brachymenium robertii is characterized by dense tufts to 10 mm high, plants small and fragile, leaves tightly imbricate, ovate-short acuminate, slightly plicate, concave, leaf margins entire, plane or reflexed below, costa subpercurrent to percurrent, laminal cells thin-walled, at margin not forming a border, rhomboidal to rhomboidal-hexagonal above, short rectangular below and narrowing toward the margin but not forming a distinct border and rhizoidal gemmae sometimes present, subspherical, densely papillose. This species was discussed by Ochi (1982); the type was collected by Fries in northwest Argentina (Moreno, Juyuy).
Brachymenium robertii se caracteriza por los manojos densos hasta 10 mm de alto, plantas pequeñas y frágiles, hojas firmemente imbricadas, corto-ovadas acuminadas, escasamente plegadas, cóncavas, márgenes de las hojas enteros, planos o reflexos en la base, costa subpercurrente a percurrente, células de la lámina con paredes delgadas, sin bordes en los márgenes, rómbicas a romboidal-hexagonales distalmente, corto-rectangulares abajo y haciéndose angostas hacia el margen pero no formando un borde conspicuo y yemas rizoidales algunas veces presentes, subesféricas, densamente papilosas. Esta especie fue tratada por Ochi (1982); el tipo fue colectado por Fries en el noroeste de Argentina (Moreno, Juyuy).



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