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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 172. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/18/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
Plant Category: Moss

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
general taxon notes:
About five species of Funaria are recorded for the Neotropics. The common species of the tropical Andes is Funaria calvescens Schwägr.
Cerca a cinco especies de Funaria están registradas en el Neotrópico. La especie más común en los Andes tropicales es Funaria calvescens Schwägr.
The status of the following names in general are unknown, some at least are probably referable to F. calvescens.
Funaria cartilaginea (Müll. Hal.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(3): 523. 1903. Entosthodon cartilagineus Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. n. s. 4: 9. 1897. Type: Bolivia. Prov. Larecaja, Sorata, in valle rivuli de Ancouma, in locis humidis regionis subalpinae, 3700 m altus, Aprili 1860, Mandon 1646.
Funaria incurvifolia Müll. Hal. ex E. Britton, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 23: 484. 1896. Type: Bolivia. Near La Paz, 10000 ft., Oct. 1895, Rusby 3132. Only known from the Bolivian type locality, at 3080 m elevation.
Funaria linearidens Müll. Hal., Linnaea 42: 252. 1879. Type: Argentina. in declivi Cordillerarum Boliviano inter Brya, Lornetz.
Funaria macrospora R.S. Williams, Bull.
New York Bot. Gard. 3(9): 133. 1903. Type: Bolivia. La Paz, 3450 meters, 18 August 1901, Williams 2766.
Excluded or Doubtful:
Funaria mandoni E. Britton, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 23: 484. 1896, nom. illeg. Based on: Bolivia. Mandon 1647. Britton states: Both F. hygrometricoides Sch. (Mandon, no. 1648) and F. Mandonii Sch. (Mandon, no. 1647) have shorter, blunt leaves, with cells more lax and thicker walled, and the vein ending below the apex with the marginal cells more swollen.

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