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Published In: Revue Bryologique et Lichénologique 11: 63. 16. 1939. (Rev. Bryol. Lichénol.) Name publication detail

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, Open montane
elevation: 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/2/2017)

Ecology: Open upper montane and páramo; on soil and rocks. Elevation: 1900-4550 m (Venezuela: 2800-3200 m, Colombia: 3500-3850 m, Ecuador: 3690-3750 m, Peru: 1900-3200 m, Bolivia: 4550 m). Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes.
Ecología: Montano abierto superior y páramo; sobre suelo y rocas. Elevación: 1900-3850 m (Venezuela: 2800-3200 m, Colombia: 3500-3850 m, Ecuador: 3690-3750 m, Perú: 1900-3200 m, Bolivia: 4550 m). Distribución: Venezuela a Perú y Bolivia.
Campylopus incertus is distinguished by the rather large plants to 5 cm, leaves equally foliate, to 6 mm, excurrent costa, ca. 1/2 at leaf base, ventral hyalocysts (quadrate in cross-section), dorsal stereids, upper lamina cells narrowly oblong-rectangular, rectangular and thick-walled basal cells, distinct alar cells protruding into the costal regionl, and microphyllous branches often present in the axil of distal leaves.



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