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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 12: 71. 1869. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Atractylocarpus contains nine species with a mostly pantropical distribution; three species in the Neotropics. Padberg and Frahm (1985) include Metzerella and Metzleria in their treatment of Atractylocarpus. Allen (1994), in agreement with Williams (1913), placed Atractylocarpus in synonymy with Dicranodontium, based on the similarity of the gametophyte, and the rather unimpressive seta difference in which the form is erect or flexuose and in the latter cygneous as in Campylopus.
 
Atractylocarpus contiene nueve especies con una distribución mayormente pantropical; tres especies en el Neotrópico. Padberg y Frahm (1985) incluyeron Metzerella y Metzleria en su tratamiento de Atractylocarpus. Allen (1994), en concordancia con Williams (1913), ubica Atractylocarpus en sinonimia con Dicranodontium, en base a la similaridad del gametofito, y la diferencia algo no destacable de la forma de la seta, erecta o flexuosa en el primero y císnea como en Campylopus en el último.

 

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1. Costa smooth at back; leaves 4-7 mm long; leaf margin forming a border, cells elongate; capsules elongate, 3-5: 1; peristome divided to 2/3 … A. longisetus
1. Costa ridge at back; leaves ca. 4 mm long; leaf margin not or indistinctly bordered; capsules short, 2-3: 1; peristome divided to base … A. nanus
 
1. Costa lisa en el dorso; hojas de 4-7 mm de largo; márgenes foliares formando un borde, células alargadas; cápsulas alargadas 3-5: 1; peristoma dividido hasta en 2/3 … A. longisetus
1. Costa costillada en el dorso; hojas de aprox. 4 mm de largo; margen foliar no o indistintamente bordeado; cápsulas cortas, 2-3: 1; peristoma dividido hasta la base … A. nanus
 
 
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