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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 2: 153 (fasc. 29–31. Mon. 1.). 1846. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail
 

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Notes     (Last Modified On 4/14/2013)
Notes:
Distichum contains some 15 species associated with mostly cold temperate regions; only a single species recorded for the tropical Andes, Distichium capillaceum (Hedw.) Bruch & Schimp. The distinctly 2-ranked leaves with a stout, roughened, long excurrent costa are diagnostic features that do not occur in other high elevational puna genera.
 
Distichum contiene unas 15 especies generalmente asociadas con regiones templadas frías; sólo una simple especie ha sido registrada en los Andes tropicales, Distichium capillaceum (Hedw.) Bruch & Schimp. Las hojas conspicuamente en 2-filas con costa robusta, rugosa, largo-excurrente son características de diagnóstico que no se presentan en otros géneros de la puna alta.

 
 
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