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Published In: London Journal of Botany 7: 284. 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: Yungas montane forest, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest
Elevation: 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
Substrate: shrubs, treelets and trees
Frequency: infrequent

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

Ecology. Yungas montane forest; on shrubs (Baccharis), trunk and branches of treelets and trees. Elevation. 1800-3080 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz. World range: Central America, West Indies, tropical Andes.
Ecología. Bosque montano de Yungas; sobre arbustos (Baccharis), troncos y ramas de arbolitos y árboles. Altitud. 1800-3080 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz y Santa Cruz. Distribución mundial: Centro América, Caribe y los Andes tropicales.
Daltonia longifolia, one of the most common species of the tropical Andes, is characterized by the oblong-ligulate leaves to 3.5 mm long, plane (not revolute or recurved) leaf margins, and distinctly bordered with 8-15 rows of cells at leaf base, firm to thick-walled, narrow linear-rhomboidal basal cells and rather long, distally roughened seta, 10-15 mm long.
Daltonia longifolia, una de las especies más comunes en los Andes tropicales, se caracteriza por las hojas oblongo-liguladas hasta 3.5 mm de largo, márgenes de las hojas planos (no revolutos o recurvados), y conspicuamente bordeado por 8-15 filas de células en la base de la hoja, células basales con paredes firmes a gruesas, angostas linear-romboidales,  setas muy largas, distalmente rugosas, 10-15 mm de largo.



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