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Published In: Phytotaxa 143(1): 22. 2013. (4 Nov 2013) (Phytotaxa) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/22/2013)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Open montane
elevation: 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Ecology: High open montane to páramo and puna; on soil and rocks. Elevation: 2150-4700 m. Distribution: Andes (Venezuela to Chile).
Ecología: Montano alto abierto a páramo y puna; sobre suelo y rocas. Elevación: 2150-4700 m. Distribución: Andes (Venezuela a Chile).
Molendoa peruviana is distinguished by plants forming dense turfs with stems mostly 1-2.5 cm, ovate to oblong-ovate or oblong-elliptic leaves to 1.2 mm; unistratose but with bistratose patches, subpercurrent costa with ventral surface cells absent or weakly differentiated by cells similar to substereids. Synonyms include Anoectangium herzogii Broth., A.lechlerianum Mitt., A. platyphyllum R.S. Williams and Triquetrella cucullata Herzog.
Molendoa peruviana se distingue por las plantas formando céspedes densos con tallos generalmente 1-2.5 cm, hojas ovadas a oblongo-ovadas u oblongo-elípticas hasta 1.2 mm; uniestratificadas pero con parches biestratificados, costa subpercurrente con células de la superficie ventral ausentes o débilmente diferenciadas en células similares a subestereidas. Los sinónimos incluyen a Anoectangium herzogii Broth., A. lechlerianum Mitt., A. platyphyllum R.S. Williams y Triquetrella cucullata Herzog.



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