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Published In: Bryologia Universa 1: 855. 1827. (Bryol. Univ.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/12/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Rosulabryum densifolium (Brid.) Ochyra
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Yungas montane forest, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest
Elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
Substrate: soil, rocks
Frequency: common

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

Ecology. Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest and margins, possibly extending into the shrubby puna; usually found in shaded habitats, on soil, humus, and rocks. Elevation. 1400-3150 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, and Tarija. World range: Widespread in the montane areas of the Neotropics.
Ecología. Bosque montano de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano y márgenes, posiblemente extendiéndose into the arbustivo puna; generalmente encuentra en sombreado hábitats, sobre suelo, humus, y rocas. Altitud. 1400-3150 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, y Tarija. Distribución mundial: Ampliamente distribuida en las regiones montanas del Neotrópico.
Bryum densifolium is one of the larger species with stems often 3-6 cm high, the leaves are distant or crowded, oblong to oblong-lanceolate (to 6 mm long), apices acute, costa strong, short excurrent, margins sharply toothed above, teeth single but sometime double, border of 1-3(4) long linear cells, upper cells rhomboidal-hexagonal, usually porose, basal cells rectangular. This species is frequent in shaded habitats, possibly more common in seasonally drier montane forests.
Bryum densifolium es una de las mayor especie con tallos a menudo 3-6 cm de alto, las hojas son distantes o agregadas, oblongas a oblongo-lanceoladas (hasta 6 mm de largo), ápices agudos, costa fuerte, corto excurrente, márgenes marcadamente dentados en la porción distal, dientes simples pero a veces dobles, borde de 1-3(4) células lineares largas, células superiores romboidal-hexagonales, generalmente porosas, células basales rectangulares. Esta especie es frecuente en hábitats sombreados, posiblemente es más común en bosques montanos secos estacionales.



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