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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 182. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/12/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Rosulabryum capillare (Hedw.) J.R. Spence
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Chiquitano, Chaco, Puna, Open Yungas montane
Elevation: 0-500, 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
Substrate: soil, rocks, logs
Frequency: common

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

Ecology. Chaco and Chiquitano forest to open Yungas montane and humid puna; on soil, humus, rocks and logs. Elevation. 400-4450 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz. World range: widespread.

 Ecología. Bosque de Chaco y Chiquitano a montano abierto de Yungas y puna húmeda; sobre suelo, humus, rocas y troncos en descomposición. Altitud. 400-4450 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz y Santa Cruz. Distribución mundial: amplia distribución.
Bryum capillare, in its typical form, is characterized by the leaves twisted about the stem when dry, oblong to oblong leaves (ca. 1-4 mm long), recurved and border (by 3-5 linear rows of cells), rather long excurrent costa, rhomboidal upper cells, oblong to short rectangular basal cells. Bryum atenense is similar if not identical to B. capillare (or ‘Capillare group’); see comments under that species. Bryum longedecurrens Broth., B. microcomosum Müll. Hal. and B. stephanii Herzog are synonyms; all were collected in the department of Cochabamba, the first and third were both collected by Herzog from Tocorani and Incacorral respectively, the second species was collected by Germain in 1889 from Choquecamata.
Bryum capillare, en su forma típica, se caracteriza por tener hojas torcidas rodeando al tallo en seco, hojas oblongas (ca. 1-4 mm de largo), recurvadas y con borde (formado por 3-5 filas de células lineares), costa muy largo excurrente, células superiores rómbicas, células basales oblongas a corto rectangulares. Bryum atenense es similar si no es idéntico a B. capillare (o ‘grupo Capillare’); ver comentario en esta especie. Bryum longedecurrens Broth., B. microcomosum Müll. Hal. y B. stephanii Herzog son sinónimos; todos fueron colectados en el departamento de Cochabamba, las primera y tercera especie fueron colectadas por Herzog en Tocorani e Incacorral respectivamente, la segunda especie fue colectada por Germain en 1889 en Choquecamata.



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