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Published In: Journal of the Faculty of Education, Tottori University, Natural Science 29: 87. f. 18. 1980. (J. Fac. Educ. Tottori Univ., Nat. Sci.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Status: endemic
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Montane Forest
elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000
substrate: treelets and trees
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Montane forest; epiphyte, on living and dead branches. Elevation: 1400-2650 m (Ecuador: 2370-2650 m, Peru: 2000-2050 m, Bolivia: 1400 m). Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes.
Ecología: Bosque montano; epífita. Elevación: 1400-2650 m (Ecuador: 2370-2650 m, Perú: 2000-2050 m, Bolivia: 1400 m). Distribución: Endémica para Andes Tropicales.
Acidodontium lanceolatifolium is distinguish by the rather glossy or lustrous, densely tufted plants to 3.5 cm, narrowly oblong-lanceolate leaves to 3 mm, distinctly long acuminate apex, entire to finely crentulate margins above, 1 row of elongate cells forming a indistinct border, smooth, long excurrent costa, hexagonal-rhomboidal upper cells to 13 µm wide, subquadrate basal cells, setae to 22 mm long, erect to inclined calvate capsules to 5 mm long, ± long neck (equal to slightly shorter than urn), and conic operculum.
Acidodontium lanceolatifolium se distingue por las plantas muy brillantes o lustrosas, densamente fasciculadas hasta 3.5 cm, hojas angostamente oblongo-lanceoladas hasta 3 mm, ápice conspicuamente largo-acuminado, márgenes enteros a finamente crenulados en la porción distal, 1 fila de células alargadas formando un borde indistinto, costa largo-excurrente, lisa, células superiores hexagonal-romboidales hastad 13 µm de ancho, células basales subcuadradas, seta hasta 22 mm de largo, erectas a inclinado cápsulas clavadas hasta 5 mm de largo, cuello ± largo (igual a escasamente más corto que la urna) y opérculo cónico.


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Acidodontium lanceolatifolium Ochi, J. Fac. Educ. Tottori Univ., Nat. Sci. 29: 87. f. 18. 1980. Type: Peru. Cajamarca, Contumaza, bei Tambo de Lima zw. Contumaza u. Cascas, 2000 m, Hegewald & Hegewald 7404.




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