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Published In: Bryologia Universa 2: 737. 1827. (Bryol. Univ.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/4/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Open montane
elevation: 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/1/2017)

Ecology: Open montane to páramo and humid puna; exposed habitats, on soil or soil covered rock. Elevation: 2130-4300 m (Venezuela: 2500-4100 m, Colombia: 3100-4030 m, Ecuador: 3750 m, Peru: 2150-4300 m, Bolivia: 2300-4020 m). Distribution: Southwest United States, Mexico, Central America, Dominican Republic, Venezuela to Bolivia.
Bartramia brevifolia is distinguished by the rather small plant stature to 3 cm, leaves ca. 3-4 mm, firm thick-walled juxtacostal and thin-walled marginal shoulder cells, thick-walled leaf base cells, stem leaves of similar length as perichaetial leaves, setae 6-15 mm, globose capsules to ca. 2.5 mm, vertical-striate papillose exostome, and rudimentary endostome. Synonyms include Bartramia bogotensis Hampe, B. flavicans Mitt., B. muelleri Mont. in Müll. Hal.
Bartramia brevifolia se distingue por las planta de estatura muy reducida hasta 3 cm, hojas ca. 3-4 mm, células yuxtacostales con paredes gruesas firmes y células marginales del hombro con paredes delgadas, células de la base de la hoja con paredes gruesas, hojas del tallo de longitud similar a las hojas periqueciales, setas 6-15 mm, cápsulas globosas hasta ca. 2.5 mm, exostoma papiloso estriado verticalmente y endostoma rudimentario.


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Bartramia brevifolia Brid., Bryol. Univ. 2: 737. 1827. Type: Ecuador. prope Loxam, Humboldt & Bonpland (G).

Bartramia muelleri Mont. in Müll. Hal., Syn. Musc. Frond. 1: 498. 1848. Syntypes: Ecuador. prope Loxam, Humboldt [& Bonpland ] (G); Venezuela. prov. Meridae, Sierra Nevada, Mortiz 187-A (L).

Bartramia bogotensis Hampe, Linnaea 32: 142. 1863. Type: Colombia. Cundinamarca, Bogota, Guadalupe, 3200 m, Aug, Lindig 2039 (BM, GOET).

Bartramia flavicans Mitt., Kew J. Bot. 3: 55. 1851. Type: Ecuador. vicinity of Quito, Jameson30 (NY, lectotype).




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