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Published In: Synopsis Plantarum, quas, in itinere ad plagam aequinoctialem orbis novi, collegerunt Al. de Humboldt et Am. Bonpland 1: 58–59. 1822. (Syn. Pl.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/12/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Rosulabryum andicola (Hook.) Ochyra
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna, Yungas montane forest, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest
Elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
Substrate: soil, logs, treelets and trees
Frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian montane to shrubby humid puna; on soil, humus, logs, occasionally exposed roots and base of trees. Elevation. 1230-4500 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija. World range: southwest United States, Mexico, rather widespread in the neotropical montane, common throughout the tropical Andes, southeast Brazil; Hawaiian Islands, Africa.
 
Ecología. Montano de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano a puna húmeda arbustiva; sobre suelo, humus, troncos en descomposición, ocasionalmente raíces expuestas y base de árboles. Altitud. 1230-4500 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz y Tarija. Distribución mundial: suroeste de Estados Unidos, México, distribución bastante amplia en el montano neotropical, común a lo largo de los Andes tropicales, sureste de Brasil; Islas de Hawai y África.
 
Bryum andicola is a typically large plant, with leaves forming a distal rosette, obovate or oblong-obovate to 6 mm, a strong marginal border of 4-6 rows of linear, thick-walled cells; gemmae are nearly always present, dark red, cylindrical and strongly papillose. Bryum billiardieri Schwägr. of Ochi (1980) and of recent reports is here restricted to a more narrowly defined species concept following Mohamed (1979).
 
Bryum andicola es típicamente una planta grande, con hojas formando una roseta distal, obovadas o oblongo-obovadas hasta 6 mm, borde marginal fuerte de 4-6 filas de células lineares, con paredes gruesas; yemas casi siempre presentes, rojas oscuras, cilíndricas y marcadamente papilosas. Bryum billiardieri Schwägr. de Ochi (1980) y reportes recientes están restringidos aquí a una definición más del concepto de especies seguido por Mohamed (1979).

 


 

 
 
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