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Published In: Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt. Zweite Abteilung, Systematik, Pflanzengeographie, angewandte Botanik 26(2): 62. 1909. (Beih. Bot. Centralbl., Abt. 2) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage LibraryView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 7/12/2018)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name Crassileptodontium erythroneuron (Herz.) R.H. Zander
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Ecology: Páramo and puna; on rocks. Elevation: 3500-4800 m (Venezuela: 3500 m, Colombia: 3500-3700 m, Ecuador: 3930-4050 m, Peru: 3850-4700 m, Bolivia: 3300-4800 m). Distribution: Endemic to the Tropical Andes.
The distinguishing feature and good field character for Leptodontium erythroneuron is the red costa which contrasts notably with the green or dark green leaf lamina. The type of this species was collected by Herzog from San Benito during his first trip to Bolivia (Department of Cochabamba).
La característica que se observa fácilmente en campo y que distingue a Leptodontium erythroneuron es la costa roja que contrasta notablemente con la lámina de las hojas verde o verde oscuras. El tipo de esta especie fue colectado por Herzog en San Benito durante su primer viaje a Bolivia (departamento de Cochabamba).



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