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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1876–77: 326 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 2: 392). 1878. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

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Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Montane Forest, Open montane
elevation: 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: common

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Ecology: Upper open montane to subpáramo and humid puna; on soil, rocky soil. Elevation: 2200-4500 m (Venezuela: 3650 m, Colombia: 2800-3100 m, Ecuador: 3100-4500 m, Bolivia: 2200-3800 m). Distribution: Mexico to Argentina.
Ecología: Montano abierto superior a subpáramo; sobre suelo, suelo rocoso. Elevación: 2200-4500 m (Venezuela: 3650 m, Colombia: 2800-3100 m, Ecuador: 3100-4500 m, Bolivia: 2200-3800 m). Distribución: México a Argentina.
Brachythecium conostomum is characterized by the smooth to weakly plicate, broadly ovate leaves that are abruptly long acuminate apex, narrow decurrent leaf base, margins entire below, entire to serrulate above distinctly spurred costa extending to midleaf, dioicous sexual condition, and smooth seta. Synonyms include Hypnum taylori Spruce ex Mitt. nom. illeg. include. spec. prior, Brachythecium fissidentoides Herzog, B. grandirete Müll. Hal., B. grandirete var. robustum Müll. Hal. in Paris.


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Brachythecium conostomum (Taylor) A. Jaeger, Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1876-77: 326. 1878. Hypnum conostomum Taylor, London J. Bot. 7: 194. 1848. Type: Ecuador. On Pichincha, Jameson 74 (BR, neotype).

Hypnum taylori Spruce ex Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 12: 559. 1869, nom. illeg. include. spec. prior. Based on: Ecuador. Andes Quitenses, Quito, Jameson 267 (OXF), ad aggeres in ascensu monte Pichincha (11,000 ped.), Spruce 1390 (BM); Quito, Chilligallo ad arbores vetustas (9500 ped.), Spruce 1389 (BM); Bolivia, Bridges [Hb. Hooker] (NY). All fide McFarland.

Brachythecium grandirete Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. n. s. 4: 155. 1897. Type: Bolivia. Prope Choquecamata provincia Cochabamba, Jun 1889, Germain 5113 (PC, lectotype).

Brachythecium grandirete var. robustum Müll. Hal. in Paris, Index Bryol. Suppl. 44. 1900, nom. nud.

Brachythecium fissidentoides Herzog, Biblioth. Bot. 87: 160. 1916. Type: Bolivia. In der Quebrada de Pocona auf nassen Steinen, ca. 2800 m, Herzog 5113 (JE, lectotype).




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