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Published In: London Journal of Botany 7: 283. 1848. (London J. Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna
Elevation: 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: rocks
Frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Humid puna; on rocks and possibly soil. Elevation. 4000-4650 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba. World range: endemic to the tropical Andes.
Ecología. Puna húmeda; sobre rocas y posiblemente suelo. Altitud. 4000-4650 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba. Distribución mundial: endémica de los Andes tropicales.
Daltonia jamesonii is distinguished by the ovate to ovate-ligulate leaves to 2 mm long, revolute leaf margins, border distinct but narrow with 3-5 cell rows at leaf base, subpercurrent to percurrent costa, distally roughened seta to 12 mm long. The variety laevis described by Herzog (1916: 128) distinguished by an almost smooth seta, was based on a collection made from Cerros de Malaga, department of Cochabamba. This is considered here a mere form of the species.
Daltonia jamesonii se distingue por las hojas ovadas a ovado-liguladas hasta 2 mm de largo, márgenes de las hojas revolutos, borde conspicuo pero angosto con 3-5 filas de células en la base de la hoja, costa subpercurrente a percurrente, setas hasta 12 mm de largo distalmente rugosas. La variedad laevis descrita por Herzog (1916: 128) se distingue por la seta casi lisa, se basa en una colección realizada en Cerros de Málaga, departamento de Cochabamba. Es considerada aquí sólo como una forma de esta especie.



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