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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 409. 1902. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 1/27/2013)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/6/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Colombia
EcoRegions: Open montane
elevation: 500-1000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/6/2017)
Ecology and distribution. Open forested premontane; on vertical soil covered rocks. Rare, at elevations from 600-700 m (Colombia: 700 m, Peru: 600 m).
Barbula occidentalis is similar to B. indica (Hook.) Spreng., but differs by the large parenchymatous cells on the dorsal part of the costa (Zander, pers. comm.).



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