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Published In: Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 32: 269. 1993. (Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/22/2022)
Acceptance : Synonym
Note : = Syntrichia breviseta (Mont.) M.J. Cano & M.T. Gallego
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Peru, Bolivia, NW Argentina
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna
elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: rocks
frequency: infrequent
General Reference:

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Ecology: High open motane to páramo and puna; on rocks. Elevation: 3000-4350 m (Colombia: 3520-4350 m, Peru: 3000-4300 m, Bolivia: 3900-4400 m, Argentina: 3385 m). Distribution: Andes.
Syntrichia percarnosa is characterized by the lingulate to lingulate-lanceolate leaves (not fragile) to ca. 3 mm, weakly constricted at midleaf, rounded, cucullate apices, bordered, plane or rarely weakly recurved margins, subpercurrent costa typically smooth dorsally with the upper 1/3 of dorsal surface with cells similar to laminal cells, partially bistratose lamina, seta spirally twisted to left below and to right above, short basal membrane projecting above urn, and absence of propagula. Synonyms include Tortula kingii H. Rob. and T. nigra R.H. Zander.
Syntrichia percarnosa se caracteriza por tener hojas lingüiformes a ligulado-lanceoladas (no frágiles) hasta ca. 3 mm, débilmente constreñidas a mitad de la hoja, ápices cuculados, redondeados, márgenes bordeados, plano o raras veces débilmente recurvados, costa subpercurrente típicamente lisa en 1/3 superior de la superficie dorsal con células similares a las células de la lámina, lámina parcialmente biestratificada, setas torcidas en espiral hacia la izquierda en la porción basal y hacia la derecha distalmente, membrana basal corta proyectándose encima de la urna y sin propágulos.

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