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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 12: 402. 1869. (J. Linn. Soc., 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, Yungas montane forest
Elevation: 4000-4500
Substrate: shrubs, treelets and trees
Frequency: rare

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

Ecology. Yungas montane forest and shrubby humid puna; epiphyte. Elevation. 4470-4500 m. Distribution. Bolivia: World range: endemic to the tropical Andes.
Ecología. Bosque montano de Yungas y puna húmeda arbustiva; epífita. Altitud. 4470-4500 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Distribución mundial: endémica de los Andes tropicales.
Daltonia macrotheca is characterized by the elongate and slender stems, laxly imbricate, narrowly long lanceolate leaves to 2.5 mm long, revolute leaf margins, differentiated leaf border 7-9 cell rows at base, slender, distally roughened seta to 14 mm long, and rather large ovoid-cylindrical capsules (to 2.1 x 1 mm). This species is apparently rare.
Daltonia macrotheca se caracteriza por los tallos alargados y delgados, hojas angostamente largo lanceoladas hasta 2.5 mm de largo, laxamente imbricadas, márgenes de las hojas revolutos, borde de las hojas diferenciado con 7-9 filas de células en la base, setas delgadas, distalmente rugosas hasta 14 mm de largo, y cápsulas muy grandes ovoide-cilíndricas (hasta 2.1 x 1 mm). Esta especie aparentemente es rara.



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