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Published In: Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 32: 162. 1993. (Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 1/27/2013)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/12/2019)
Status: endemic
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Puna
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 6/12/2019)
Ecology. Puna; on rocks. Elevation. 3300-4855 m. Distribution. Endemic to the tropical Andes (Peru, Bolivia).
Ecología. Puna; sobre rocas. Elevación: 3300-4855 m. Distribución. Endémica de los Andes tropicales (Perú y Bolivia).
Didymodon herzogii is similar to Gertrudiella exhibiting lanceolate leaves, and guide cells in several layers, however according to Zander (1993: 76), D. herzogii differs from that genus, and other species of Didymodon, by the microstomous, eperistomate capsule and medial basal cells transversely resorbed across longitudinal walls to form slits. The type of Trichostomum ferrugineum Herzog hom. illeg. (= Gertrudiella ferruginea Hilp.) was collected by Herzog from Chocayatal.
Didymodon herzogii es similar a Gertrudiella presentando hojas lanceoladas y células guía en varias capas, sin embargo de acuerdo a Zander (1993: 76), D. herzogii se diferencia de este género, y de otras especies de Didymodon, por la cápsula eperistomada y microstoma, y células basales mediales transversalmente reabsorbidas a través de las paredes longitudinales formando aberturas. El tipo de Trichostomum ferrugineum Herzog hom. illeg. (= Gertrudiella ferruginea Hilp.) fue colectado por Herzog en Chocayatal.



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