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Published In: Index Bryologicus 142. 1894. (Index Bryol.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Bolivia
EcoRegions: Puna
elevation: 3000-3500
substrate: rocks
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Prepuna or semihumid puna; on rocks along stream. Elevation: 3130 m. Distribution: Bolivia to northwest Argentina.

Ecología: Prepuna o puna semi-húmeda; sobre rocas, encontrada a lo largo de corrientes. Elevación: 3130 m. Distribución: Bolivia y NO Argentina.
Brachythecium rivularoides is characterized by the straight, deeply concave, ovate leaves, short, acute apex, fusiform upper laminal cells, apical cell of apex smaller than those below, numerous and lax quadrate alar cells that gradually grade into the basal cells. The plants are similar to B. plumosum. The type collection is from Cordoba, Argentina, collected by Lorentz in 1871.


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Brachythecium rivularoides (Müll. Hal.) Paris, Index Bryol. 142. 1894. Hypnum rivularioides Müll. Hal., Linnaea 42: 451. 1879. Type: Argentina. In praeruptis limosis fluminis Rio primero Cordoba supra “der Mühe”, Junio 1871, Lorentz s.n. (H-BR, lectotype).




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