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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 5, 4(6): 342. 1865. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 5,) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/12/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Imbribryum microchaeton (Hampe) J.R. Spence
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Open montane
elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
substrate: soil
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Upper open, montane to páramo and humid puna; on soil, in part associated with waterfalls. Elevation: 2900-3700 m (Colombia: 2900 m, Ecuador: 3700 m, Bolivia: 3250 m). Distribution: United States (Florida?), Mexico, Colombia to Bolivia.
Ecología: Montano superior, probablemente abierto; sobre suelo. Elevación: 2900-3700 m (Colombia: 2900 m, Ecuador: 3700 m, Bolivia 3250 m). Distribución: Distribución: Estados Unidos (Florida), México y Colombia.
Bryum microchaeton is characterized by the triangular-lanceolate leaves, long acuminate apex, revolute to reflexed leaf margin nearly the entire length, somewhat long excurrent costa, weakly so rather strongly differentiated border of narrow, linear cells, and gradually differentiated subrectangular basal cells. The capsules of this species are obloid with a gradually long tapering neck. According to Ochi (1980) this species belong to the B. alpinum group. Bryum proliferum Mitt. is a synonym.
Bryum microchaeton se caracteriza por las hojas triangular-lanceoladas, ápice largo acuminado, margen de las hojas revoluto a reflexo casi en toda su longitud, costa algo largo excurrente, borde de células lineares angostas, débilmente a muy marcadamente diferenciado y células basales subrectangulares gradualmente diferenciadas. Las cápsulas de esta especie son obloides con un cuello gradualmente largo atenuado. De acuerdo a Ochi (1980) esta especie pertenece al grupo B. alpinum.
Specimens: COLOMBIA. Cundinamarca: Aug 1863, Lindig s.n. (BM), Weir 200 (BM, NY).



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