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Published In: Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 49: 175. 1912. (Bot. Jahrb. Syst.) 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)
Status: endemic
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: soil, leaf litter / humus
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/2/2017)

Ecology: Páramo and puna; exposed wet sites, on soil and humus. Elevation: 3150-4550 m (Venezuela: 3800-4100 m, Colombia: 3700-3930 m, Ecuador: 3600-4100 m, Peru: 3150-4500 m, Bolivia: 4000-4450 m). Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes.
Ecología: Distribución: Páramo y puna; sitios húmedos expuestos, sobre suelo y humus. Elevación: 3150-4500 m (Venezuela: 3800-4100 m, Colombia: 3700-3930 m, Ecuador: 3600-4100 m, Perú: 3150-4500 m, Bolivia: 4000-4200 m). Distribución: Andes Tropicales.
Campylopus edithae is characterized by the equally foliate stems, appressed lanceolate leaves 4-5 mm long, apices incurved, costa excurrent and tips hyaline, smooth, not ridged on back, in cross-section ventral hyalocysts thick-walled, dorsally stereids in 2-3 rows, upper cells oval to oblong, basal cells thin(firm)-walled, and alar cells well developed. The type of this species was collected by Edith Knoche in the early 20th century from Cordillera Real. Synonyms for C. edithae include Campylopus andicola Thér., C. harpophyllus Herzog and C. thysanomitrioides Thér.
Campylopus edithae se caracteriza por los tallos con hojas, hojas adpresas lanceoladas 4-5 mm de largo, ápices incurvados, costa excurrente y hialino extremos, lisa, no estriada en el envés, en corte transversal hialocistos ventralescon paredes gruesas, estereídas dorsales en 2-3 filas, células superiores ovales a oblongas, células basales con paredes delgadas (firmes), y células alares bien desarrolladas. El tipo de esta especie fue colectado por Edith Knoche a inicios del siglo XX enla Cordillera Real. Los sinónimos de C. edithae incluyen a Campylopus andicola Thér., C. harpophyllus Herzog y C. thysanomitrioides Thér.



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