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Published In: Bryologia Britannicae 219. 1855. (Bryol. Brit.) Name publication detail

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Leptobryum contains two species distributed in the temperate regions; both species found in the Neotropics. In Bolivia a single species is present, L. wilsonii (Mitt.) Broth. The genus is characterized by the flexuose long-subulate leaves from an oblong-ovate base or erect short ovate-lanceolate leaves, the conspicuously elongate and slender seta, shiny, erect to pendulous, pyriform, small mouthed capsules, and well developed double peristome. Treatment follows the recent revision of Arts† (2001).
Leptobryum contiene dos especies distribuidas en regiones templadas; ambas especies se encuentran en el Neotrópico. En Bolivia está presente sólo una especie, L. wilsonii (Mitt.) Broth. Este género se caracteriza por tener hojas flexuosas largo-subuladas desde una base oblongo-ovada u hojas erectas cortas ovado-lanceoladas, setas conspicuamente alargadas y delgadas, cápsulas brillantes, erectas hasta péndulas, piriformes, con boca pequeña y peristoma doble bien desarrollado. Este tratamiento sigue la revisión reciente de Arts (2001).

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