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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 4: 163. pl. 381 (fasc. 32 Mon. Suppl. 1: 11. pl. 13). 1846. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 7/27/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Imbribryum muehlenbeckii (Bruch & Schimp.) N. Pedersen
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Ecuador, Peru
EcoRegions: Páramo, Open montane
elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Open montane to páramo; in wet habitats, on soil and rocks. Elevation: 2600-3950 m (Ecuador: 3950 m, Peru: 2600 m). Distribution: Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere, tropical Andes, Africa and Australia.
Ecología: Montano abierto a páramo; sobre suelo y rocas. Elevación: 2600-4330 m (Ecuador: 3950 m, Perú: 2600 m, Bolivia: 4270-4330 m). Distribución: Ampliamente distribuida.
Bryum muehlenbeckii is characterized by the often reddish or brown plants, oblong to oblong-ovate leaves to 2 mm, broadly acute to round leaf apex, entire, weakly reflexed margins with indistinct border, strong percurrent to short excurrent costa, firm to ± thick-walled laminal cells,short rhomboidal to hexagonal upper cells and short rectangular basal cells.



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