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Published In: Synopsis Muscorum Frondosorum omnium hucusque Cognitorum 1: 292. 1848. (Syn. 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: Imbribryum clavatum (Schimp.) J.R. Spence & H.P. Ramsay
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Open montane
elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
substrate: soil
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Open montane to páramo and puna; on soil. Elevation: 1230-3900 m (Ecuador: 3080 m, Peru: 3900 m, Bolivia: 1230-3600 m). Distribution: Ecuador to Argentina and Chile, circum-subantarcitc (including Australia, New Zealand).
Ecología: Montano a páramo y puna; sobre suelo. Elevación: 1230-3900 m (Ecuador: 3080 m, Perú: 3900 m, Bolivia: 1230-3600 m). Distribución: Ecuador a Argentina y Chile, circumsubantártica (incluyendo Australia, Nueva Zelanda).
Bryum clavatum, as discussed and illustrated by Ochi (1970), is distinguished by the oblong, concave leaves, broadly acute to somewhat rounded apex, entire or nearly so margins, rather strong costa that is percurrent to short excurrent, firm-walled laminal cells, 2-4 rows of narrow cells forming a border from the base to midleaf. Other than the few collections cited, very little is known about this taxon in the Andes. Synonyms include Bryum concavum Mitt. and B. laticeps Müll. Hal.
Bryum clavatum, como fue tratada e ilustrada por Ochi (1970), se distingue por las hojas oblongas, cóncavas, ápices ampliamente agudos a un poco redondeados, márgenes enteros o casi enteros, costa muy fuerte, percurrente a corto excurrente, células de la lámina con paredes firmes, 2-4 filas de células angostas formando un borde desde la base hasta la mitad de la hoja. A parte de las pocas colecciones citadas, este taxón es poco conocido en los Andes.



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