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Published In: Bibliotheca Botanica 87: 159. 1916. (Biblioth. Bot.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/3/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Status: endemic
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Bolivia
EcoRegions: Puna
elevation: 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Humid puna; on soil and rocks. Elevation: 4600-4900 m. Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes (Bolivia).
Ecología: Puna; sobre suelo y rocas. Elevation: 4600-4900 m. Distribución: Endémica para Andes Tropicales (Bolivia).
Brachythecium cavifolium is characterized by the julaceous and rather stiff leafy stems, broadly concave, smooth, not plicate, ovate-acute or -apiculate to ovate-short acuminate leaves, distinct decurrent leaf base, entire margins, costa ending near the leaf acumen, quadrate to rectangular alar cells extending into the decurrencies.


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Brachythecium cavifolium Herzog, Biblioth. Bot. 87: 159. 1916. Type: Bolivia. An nassen Granitfelsen im Hochtal von Choquecotachico (Quimzacruz), ca. 4600 m, Herzog 3175 (JE).




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