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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Tertium 1(1): 224: a. 1827. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 3) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/12/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/17/2021)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Colombia, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Puna, Open montane
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: rocks
frequency: rare, infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 4/17/2021)

Ecology: High open montane to humid puna, possibly páramo; on rocks. Elevation: 3300-4400 m (Colombia: 3300 m, Peru: 4400 m, Bolivia: 3300-4400 m). Distribution: Colombia to Chile, southeast Brazil; Africa and Southeast Asia.
Ecología: Distribución: Elevación: 3300-4400 m (Colombia: 3300 m, Perú: 4400 m, Bolivia: 3300-4400 m). Distribución: Colombia a Chile, sudeste de Brasil; Africa y Sudeste de Asia.
Bryum paradoxum, like B. microchaeton, exhibit leaves widest at the base and gradually and evenly tapered (triangular-lanceolate) to the apex; in the former the basal marginal cells are short rectangular to subquadrate, shorter than the juxatcostal cells. Synonyms include Bryum fragilicuspis Herzog and B. rupicola Broth.; the name B. philonoteum Broth. is illegitimate. All were collected by Herzog in the department of Cochabamba.
Bryum paradoxum, es similar a B. microchaeton, tiene hojas más anchas en la base que se adelgazan gradualmente y uniformemente (triangular-lanceoladas) hasta el ápice; en la primera las células marginales de la base son corto rectangulares a subcuadradas, más cortas que las células yuxtacostales. Los sinónimos incluyen a Bryum fragilicuspis Herzog y B. rupicola Broth.; el nombre B. philonoteum Broth. no es legítimo. Todos fueron colectados por Herzog en el departamento de Cochabamba.



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