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Published In: Phytologia 72: 253. 1992. (Phytologia) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Montane Forest
elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
substrate: soil, rocks, treelets and trees
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 6/22/2013)
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Ecology: Upper montane to páramo; on soil, rocks, base of trees. Elevation: 2900-3620 m (Venezuela: 2900 m, Colombia: 3100-3620 m). Distribution: Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia and Venezuela.
 
Ecología: Montano superior hasta páramo. Elevación: 2900-3620 m (Venezuela: 2900 m, Colombia: 3100-3620 m). Distribución: México, Guatemala, Colombia y Venezuela.
 
Brachythecium cirriphylloides is characterized by the orbicular pseudoparaphyllia, weakly plicate, concave, mostly broadly ovate and abruptly filiform apices to ca. 2.5 mm, weak or short leaf decurrencies, entire (not spurred) costa to ca. midleaf dioicous sexual condition, and papillose seta. McFarland (1988) assigned this species to section Reflexa (Limpr.) Broth. The majority of Colombian collections were originally determined as B. flexiventrosum.
 
McFarland (1988) asignó esta especie a la sección Reflexa (Limpr.) Broth. La mayoría de las colecciones colombianas fueron determinadas inicialmente como B. flexiventrosum.
 
Specimens: VENEZUELA. Mérida: Griffin & Griffin PV-326 (FLAS), Griffin et al. 1965 (FLAS). COLOMBIA. Boyacá: Rangel & Aguirre 317 (COL, FLAS); Cundinamarca: Cleef 5270 (U), King et al. C653, C-976, C-1002, C-1034 (US).

 

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Brachythecium cirriphylloides McFarland, Phytologia 72: 253. 1992. Type: Mexico. 4 Mar1932, Froferstroom & Hultén s.n. (MICH).

 

 
 


 

 
 
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