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Published In: London Journal of Botany 3: 546. 1844. (London J. Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/12/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Imbribryum laevigatum (Hook. f. & Wilson) J.R. Spence & H.P. Ramsay
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Subpáramo to páramo and humid puna; exposed wet or boggy habitats, on humic soil and rocks. Elevation: 3000-4335 m (Venezuela: 3000-3450 m, Colombia: 3400-4335 m, Bolivia: 4000-4300 m). Distribution: Andes at high elevations , southeast Brazil; circum-subantarctica.
Ecología: Subpáramo y páramo, puna húmeda; en sitios húmedos o pantanosos, sobre suelo húmico y rocas. Elevación: 3000-4335 m (Venezuela: 3000-3450 m, Colombia: 3400-4335 m, Bolivia: 4000-4300 m). Distribución: Crece en elevaciones altas en los Andes, sudeste del Brasil y en la región circum-subantártica.
Bryum laevigatum is a high elevational species of the páramo and humid puna. Plants are typically dark green or brown, leaves imbricate, oblong to oblong-ovate above (ca. 2.2 mm long), concave, broadly ovate to suborbicular below, apex rounded or obtuse, costa strong, percurrent, border of ca. 2-3 elongate and thick-wallded cells, laminal cells thick-walled, basal cells short rectangular.
Bryum laevigatum es una especie de grandes elevaciones del páramo y puna húmeda. Las platnas típicamente son verde oscuras o pardas, hojas imbricadas, oblongas a oblongo-ovadas distalmente (ca. 2.2 mm de largo), cóncavas, ampliamente ovadas a suborbiculares hacia la base, ápices redondeados u obtusos, costa fuerte, percurrente, borde de ca. 2-3 células alargadas y con paredes gruesas, células de la lámina con paredes gruesas, células basales corto rectangulares.



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