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Published In: Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 19: 14. 1881. (J. Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 2/14/2014)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Montane Forest, Open montane
elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
substrate: rocks
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)

Ecology: On wet rocks, often associated with waterfalls or seeps. Elevation: 1140-3140 m (Venezuela: 1700-1800 m, Colombia: 2700 m, Ecuador: 1680-1980 m, Peru: 2000-2400 m, Bolivia: 1140-3500 m). Distribution: Mexico, Central America, Tropical Andes, eastern United States, Europe, Mid East, Asia.
Scopelophila ligulata is distinguished by the bluntly acute to obtuse leaf apex and bordered margin by darker and smaller cells. Synonyms include Merceya difficilis Herzog & Thér. and Weissia agoyanensis Mitt.
Scopelophila ligulata se distingue por tener hojas con ápices obtusamente agudos a obtusos y margen bordeado por células oscuras y menores.



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