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Published In: Icones Plantarum 1: pl. 19: f. 3. 1836. (Icon. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/11/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna, Open Yungas montane
Elevation: 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: soil, rocks
Frequency: infrequent

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

Ecology. Open Yungas montane and puna; on soil and soil covered rocks. Elevation. 1500-4800 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz. World range: Mexico, Central America, West Indies, tropical Andes (Ecuador to Bolivia), Brazil, widespread in Africa and Asia.
Ecología. Montano abierto de Yungas y puna; sobre suelo y rocas cubiertas por suelo. Altitud. 1500-4800 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba y La Paz. Distribución mundial: México, Centro América, Caribe, Andes tropicales (Ecuador a Bolivia), Brasil, amplia distribución en África y Asia.
Brachymenium acuminatum together with B. exile and B. fabronioides are all very small plants and terrestrial, B. acuminatum and B. fabronioides have stem leaf costa  percurrent to very short excurrent, whereas B. exile usually has a stoutly long excurrent costa; B. acuminatum has innovation leaves that are narrowly triangular to short ovate-acute, whereas B. fabronioides has at least some of the innovation leaves broadly ovate-acuminate.
Brachymenium acuminatum junto a B. exile y B. fabronioides todas son plantas terrestres muy pequeñas  B. acuminatum y B. fabronioides tienen las hojas del tallo con la costa percurrente a muy corto-excurrente, mientras que B. exile generalmente tiene una costa largo-excurrente y fuerte; en B. acuminatum las hojas de los brotes de innovación son angostamente triangulares hasta cortas ovado-agudas, mientras que B. fabronioides tiene por lo menos algunas hojas de los brotes de innovación ampliamente ovado-acuminadas.



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