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Published In: Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano, n.s. 4: 155. 1897. (Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s.) Name publication detail
 

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Status: endemic
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, treelets and trees
frequency: infrequent

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Ecology: Shrubby and open páramo and humid puna; on soil, rarely on trunk of trees (Podocarpus). Elevation: 3400-5000 m (Venezuela: 3600-4100 m, Colombia: 3800-4350 m, Ecuador: 4200 m, Peru: ? m, Bolivia 3400-5000 m). Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes (Venezuela to Bolivia).
 
Ecología: Distribución: Páramo arbustivo y abierto; sobre suelo. Elevación: 3400-5000 m (Venezuela: 3600-4100 m, Colombia: 3800-4350 m, Ecuador: 4200 m, Perú: ? m, Bolivia 3400-5000 m). Distribución: Andes Tropicales.
 
Brachythecium praelongum is characterized by the small plants with stems to 20 mm long, pseudoparaphyllia ovate -apiculate, leaves ovate- to lanceolate-acuminate, to 1.4 mm long, weakly decurrent, plicate at base, alar cells forming a distinct group, autoicous sexual condition, and seta faintly papillose throughout (McFarland 1988). Synonyms include Brachythecium julaceum Schimp. ex Müll. Hal. nom. nud., B. lescuraeoides Broth. in Perkins, B. peruvianum Broth., B. scaberrimum Herzog, B. trachypodioides Schimp. ex Müll. Hal.
 
Specimens: VENEZUELA. Mérida: Griffin 288, 290, 295, 314, 361, 1065, 1077, 1369 (all FLAS). ECUADOR. Pichincha: Holm-Nielson et al. 6607 (AAU, US).

 

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Brachythecium praelongum Schimp. ex Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 4: 155. 1897. Type: Bolivia. Larecaja, Sorata, via ad Lacutia prope rivum Aparasiri, 3400 m, Nov 1857, Mandon 1704 (BM, lectotype; isolectotypes G, PC).

Brachythecium scaberrimum Herzog, Biblioth. Bot. 87: 161. 1916, hom. illeg. Brachythecium herzogii Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 11: 365. 1925. Type: Bolivia. An der Waldgrenze des Rio Saujana, ca. 3400 m, Herzog3268 (JE, lectotype). Syntype: Bolivia. in einer hochandinen Form, die sich durch kürzere, zerknitterte Blätter auszeichnet, im Hochtal von Viloco, ca. 4500 m, Herzog 3141.

Brachythecium julaceum Schimp. ex Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. n. s. 4: 167. 1897, nom. nud. Based on: Bolivia. Possibly Mandon [1707 p.p. in Schimper herb.].

Brachythecium trachypodioides Schimp. ex Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. n. s. 4: 167. 1897, nom. nud. Based on: Bolivia. Possibly Mandon [1707 p.p. in Schimper herb.].

Brachythecium lescuraeoides Broth. in Perkins, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 178. 1913. Type: Bolivia. Knoche 61 (H-BR, lectotype). Syntypes: Bolivia. Bolivien: Aguila, an der Cordillera Real, 5200 m ü. M., Edith Knoche 15I; Bolivien: Aguila, an der Cordillera Real, 5200 m ü. M., Edith Knoche 59a; Bolivien: Aguila, ander Cordillera Real, 5200 m ü. M., Edith Knoche 61

Brachythecium peruvianum Broth., Mitt. Instit. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 8: 406. 1931. Type: Peru. Arequipa, 2000-2500 m, Guenther& Buchtien 1998 (H-BR, lectotype).

 

 


 

 
 
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