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Published In: Synopsis Muscorum Frondosorum omnium hucusque Cognitorum 2: 573. 1851. (Syn. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/12/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Plagiobryoides limbata (Müll. Hal.) J.R. Spence
Project Data     (Last Modified On 8/3/2016)
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Montane Forest, Open montane, Coastal Atlantic, Wet coastal pacific (Chocó), Amazon (incl. Llanos)
elevation: 0-500, 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 8/3/2016)

Ecology: Open or forested lowland to more commonly lower montane; most often found along streams, on rocks or soil. Elevation: 100-3230 m (Venezuela: 1480-2700 m, Colombia: 100-2300 m, Ecuador: 600-3230 m, Peru: 2120-3000 m, Bolivia: 300-2925 m). Distribution: Mexico, Central America, West Indies, Venezuela to Bolivia; southeast Brazil.
Ecología: Desde tierras bajas abiertas a arboladas hasta más comúnmente montano inferior; más comúnmente encontrada a lo largo de cursos de agua sobre rocas o suelo. Elevación: 100-3230 m (Venezuela: 1480-2700 m, Colombia: 100-2300 m, Ecuador: 600-3230 m, Perú: 2120-3000 m, Bolivia: 300-2925 m). Distribución: México, Centroamérica, Indias Occidentales, Venezuela a Bolivia; sudeste de Brasil.
Bryum limbatum is a common moss, particularly in the montane regions, found along streams and rivers. This species is distinguished by the distant arrangement of leaves that are ovate to oblong-ovate and broadly acute or acuminate (to ca. 2 mm long), leaf base decurrent, relatively strong costa that is subpercurrent to percurrent (sometimes short excurrent), a distinct border of 3-4(5) rows of thick-walled elongate cells, and upper laminal cells firm-walled. Bryum apiculatum, found in similar habitats as B limbatum, often co-occur together; the former differs in the oblong acute leaves that are strongly concave. Synonyms include Bryum maynense Spruce ex Mitt., B. socorrense (Hampe) Mitt.
Bryum limbatum es un musgo común, especialmente en las regiones montanas, se encuentra a lo largo de quebradas y ríos. Esta especie se distingue por la disposición separada de las hojas que son ovadas a oblongo-ovadas y ampliamente agudas o acuminadas (hasta ca. 2 mm de largo), base de la hoja decurrente, costa relativamente       fuerte subpercurrente a percurrente (algunas veces corto excurrente), borde conspicuo de 3-4(5) filas de células alargadas con pared gruesas y células superiores de la lámina con paredes firmes. Bryum apiculatum, se encuentra en hábitats similares como B limbatum, a menudo coexisten juntas; la primera se diferencia por las hojas oblongas agudas, marcadamente cóncavas.



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