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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 12: 87. 1869. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 2/18/2013)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/2/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Open montane
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks, leaf litter / humus
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/2/2017)

Ecology: Transitional upper montane to páramo and puna; on soil, humus and rocks. Elevation:  3240-4550 m (Venezuela: ? m, Colombia: 3240-4300 m, Ecuador: 3310-4050 m, Peru: 4400 m, Bolivia: 3400-4550 m). Distribution: Central America and tropical Andes.
Ecología: Montano superior transicional a páramo y puna; sobre suelo, humus y rocas. Elevación: 3240-4550 m (Venezuela: ? m, Colombia: 3240-4300 m, Ecuador: 3310-4050 m, Perú: 4400 m, Bolivia: 3400-4550 m). Distribución: Centroamérica y Andes tropicales.
Campylopus cavifolius is among the largest species of the genus with plants to 10 cm and leaves equally foliate, to 12 mm long, the costa ill-defined, in cross-section hyalocysts large, twice as high as wide, alar region weakly developed, basal cells rectangular and thin-walled becoming narrower toward the margin, upper cells oblong-ovat, ± thick-walled.
Campylopus cavifolius está entre las especiesmás grandes del género con plantas hasta 10 cm y hojas uniformes, hasta 12 mm de largo, la costa poco definida, en corte transversal hialocistos grandes, dos veces más alta que ancha, región alar débilmente desarrollada, células basales rectangulares y paredes delgadas tornándose más angostas hacia el margen, células superiores oblongo-ovales conparedes± gruesas.



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