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Published In: Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 45: 684. 1987. (Mem. New York Bot. Gard.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/14/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)
Status: endemic
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Bolivia
EcoRegions: Puna
elevation: 4000-4500
substrate: soil
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Humid puna; on soil. Elevation: Bolivia: 4400 m. Distribution: Endemic to the tropical Andes (Bolivia).
Ecología: Puna; sobre suelo. Elevación: 4400 m. Distribución: Endémica para Bolivia.
This moss is only known from the two syntypes collected by Herzog from Tunariseen (Department of Cochabamba). Originally described as Haplodontium crassinervum by Herzog (1916), this species was transferred to Bryum by Shaw (1987). Bryum crassinervum is related to B. alpinum Huds. ex With. according to Shaw (1987), distinguished by the highly branched stems (4-5 cm long) giving the appearance of lateral perichaetia.
Este musgo solamente es conocido por los sintipos colectados por Herzog en Tunariseen (departamento de Cochabamba). Originalmente fue descrita como Haplodontium crassinervum por Herzog (1916), esta especie fue transferida a Bryum por Shaw (1987).  Bryum crassinervum está relacionado con B. alpinum Huds. ex Con. según Shaw (1987), se puede distinguir por los tallos (4-5 cm largo) que dan la apariencia de periquecios laterales.



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