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Published In: Revue Bryologique et Lichénologique 6: 96. 1933[1934]. (Rev. Bryol. Lichénol.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/20/2014)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/21/2019)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Open montane
elevation: 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 6/21/2019)
Ecology: Mostly in open premontane to páramo and humid puna; exposed sites, often on moist soil covered rocks, often associated with streams and waterfalls. Elevation: 500-4650 m. Distribution: Widespread; in the Neotropics known from Central America, Greater Antilles, Trinidad, tropical Andes (Venezuela to NW Argentina) and Brazil.
Ecología. Generalmente en el montano abierto a páramo y puna húmeda; sobre suelo y rocas, frecuente en sitios cubiertas por suelo en quebradas.. Elevación. Bolivia: 500-4650 m. Distribución. Amplia distribución; Caribe, Centro América, Andes tropicales (Venezuela a NO Argentina) y Brasil.
Hymenostylium recurvirostrum is distinguished by the small, thick-walled epidermial stem cells, absence of a central strand, the narrowly oblong-lanceolate or ligulate-keeled leaves to 1.2 mm, one or more distinct low papillae over cell lumen, absence of ventral epidermis on costa, presence of two stereid bands viewed in cross-section, generally the columella remaining attached to the operculum, and absence of a peristome. Synonyms include Anoectangium sordidum Mitt., Hymenostylium contextum Herzog, Weissia venezuelensis Müll. Hal.
Hymenostylium recurvirostrum se distingue por las células epidérmicas del tallo pequeñas, con paredes gruesas, sin cordón central, hojas angostamente oblongo-lanceoladas o ligulado-aquilladas hasta 1.2 mm, una o más papilas bajas conspicuas sobre el lumen celular, ausencia de epidermis ventral sobre la costa, presencia de dos franjas de estereidas en corte transversal, generalmente la columela permanece adherida al opérculo, y ausencia de peristoma. Los sinónimos incluyen Anoectangium sordidum Mitt., Hymenostylium contextum Herzog, Weissia venezuelensis Müll. Hal.



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