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Published In: London Journal of Botany 3: 535. 1844. (London J. Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/9/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna
Elevation: 3500-4000
Substrate: rocks
Frequency: rare

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

Ecology. Puna; on rocks. Elevation. 3500-3700 m. Distribution. Bolivia: La Paz. World range: Andes, circum-Antarctica.
Ecología. Puna; sobre rocas. Altitud. 3500-3700 m. Distribución. Bolivia: La Paz. Distribución mundial: Andes, círculo Antártico.
Andreaea acutifolia differs from A. rupestris (and A. brevipes Spruce) by its rather abruptly long and narrow acuminate apex.
Andreaea acutifolia se diferencia de A. rupestris (y A. brevipes Spruce) por su ápice acuminado abruptamente largo y angosto.


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Leaves spirally foliate, crowded, spreading flexuosoe from a sub-sheathing base, narrowly oblong-lanceolate or-subulate, 0.9-1.5 mm long, ca. 0.2 mm wide, base concave, apex acuminate to acute, channeled, margins erect to slightly incurved, costae absent; median to lower leaf cells short to long rectangular, strongly porose, thick-walled, subapical cells round to oval, 6-8 mm in diameter, bulging-mammillose, basal cells short to long rectangular in 1-2 rows, 24-40 mm long, 10-12 mm wide, firm-walled, non-porose.
Hojas dispuestas en espiral, agregadas, patente flexuosoe desde una base sub-envainante, angostamente oblongo-lanceoladas o -subuladas, 0.9-1.5 mm de largo, aprox. 0.2 mm ancho, base cóncava, ápices acuminados a agudos, acanalados, márgenes erectos a escasamente incurvados, costa ausente; células mediales a inferiores de la hoja corto a largo-rectangulares, marcadamente porosas, con paredes gruesas, células subapicales redondeadas a ovales, 6-8 mm de diámetro, abultado-mamilosas, células basales cortas a largo-rectangulares en 1-2 filas, 24-40 mm de largo, 10-12 mm de  ancho, con paredes firmes, no-porosas.


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