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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 153. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/26/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Yungas montane forest
Elevation: 2000-2500
Substrate: rocks
Frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Yungas montane forest; on rocks along stream. Elevation. 2200 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba. World range: widespread, very common in the Northern Hemisphere.
Ecología. Bosque montano de Yungas; sobre rocas a lo largo arroyo. Altitud. 2200 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba. Distribución mundial: amplia distribución, muy común en el hemisferio norte.
Fissidens bryoides is a highly variable taxon (Pursell 2007). Features of this species include the lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate or -lingulate leaves, acute to short acuminate or obtuse-apciulate apex, entire or occaionally serrulate distal margins, bordered throughout, percurrent to short excurrent costa, vaginant laminae 1/2-2/3 the leaf length, firm-walled, smooth to sligthly bulging laminal cells. The collection cited below was originally determined by R.A. Pursell as var. pusillus (Wilson) Pursell, however Pursell (2007) considered the recognition of varieties of questionable value.
Fissidens bryoides es un taxon muy variable (Pursell 2007). Las características de esta especie incluyen las hojas lanceoladas a oblongo-lanceoladas o -linguladas, ápices agudos a corto acuminados u obtuso-apiculados, márgenes enteros u occaionally serrulados distalmente, completamente bordeados, costa percurrente a corto excurrente, lámina vaginante 1/2-2/3 del largo de la hoja, células de la lámina con paredes firmes, lisas a ligeramente abultadas. La colección citada anteriormente fue determinada originalmente por R.A. Pursell como var. pusillus (Wilson) Pursell, sin embargo Pursell (2007) considera que las variedades tienen una validez cuestionable.

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