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Published In: Journal of the Faculty of Education, Tottori University, Natural Science 29: 119. f. 34. 1980. (J. Fac. Educ. Tottori Univ., Nat. Sci.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/14/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Open montane
elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
substrate: soil
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Open montane, possibly extending into the shrubby humid puna; on soil. Elevation: 2700-3860 m (Ecuador: 3750-3860 m, Peru: 3150 m, Bolivia: 2700 m). Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes (Ecuador to Bolivia).
Ecología: Montano abierto a puna; sobre suelo. Elevación: 2700-3860 m (Ecuador: 3750-3860 m, Perú: 3150 m, Bolivia: 2700 m).Distribución: Endémica para Andes Tropicales.
Bryum micronitidum is characterized by small plants forming dense tufts to 7 mm high, the leaves closely imbricate are obvate- to triangular-lanceolate, margins revolute nearly throughout, entire to serrulate at the leaf tips, apex long acuminate with the costa short excurrent, upper laminal cells thin-walled, nearly linear, basal cells broader, ± short rectangular. Ochi (1980) considers this species related to the B. alpinum group. The type of this species was collected by Mandon from the region of Sorata. Brachymenium atropurpureum Schimp. ex Paris is an illegitimate name.
Bryum micronitidum se caracteriza por las plantas pequeñas formando manojos densos hasta 7 mm de alto, las hojas estrechamente imbricadas son obovado- a triangular-lanceoladas, márgenes revolutos casi por completo, enteros a serrulados en los extremos de las hoja, ápices largo acuminados con la costa corto excurrente, células superior de la lámina con paredes delgadas, casi lineares, células basales más anchas, ± corto rectangulares. Ochi (1980) considera que esta especie está relacionada con el grupo B. alpinum. El tipo fue colectado por Mandon en la región de Sorata. Brachymenium atropurpureum Schimp. ex Paris es un nombre ilegítimo.



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