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Published In: A Manual of the Mosses of Western Pennsylvania 96. 1913. (Man. Mosses W. Pennsylvania) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/19/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/30/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Chaco, Yungas montane forest, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest, Dry inter-Andean valleys
Elevation: 0-500, 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000
Substrate: soil, rocks, logs, treelets and trees
Frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/30/2017)
general taxon notes:
Ecology. Chaco forest, dry inter-Andean valleys, Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian forest; on logs, trunk and branches of trees, occasionally found on rocks or soil. Elevation. 300-2000 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija.
Ecología. Bosque chaqueño, valles secos interandinos, bosque de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano; sobre troncos en descomposición, troncos y ramas de árboles, ocasionalmente se encuentra sobre rocas o suelo. Altitud. 300-2000 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, La Paz, Santa Cruz y Tarija.
Tortella humilis is characterized by plants to 10 mm, presence of a central strand, lingulate to oblong-lanceolate leaves to ca. 3 mm, and broadly acute apices. Tortella pilcomayica Herzog may be a synonym of T. humilis (Hedw.) Jenn.
Tortella humilis se caracterizado por las plantas hasta 10 mm, presencia de cordón central, hojas lingüiformes a oblongo-lanceoladas hasta ca. 3 mm, y ápices ampliamente agudos. Tortella pilcomayica Herzog puede tratarse de un sinónimo de T. humilis (Hedw.) Jenn.



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