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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1873–74: 120 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 1: 582). 1875. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/11/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Yungas montane forest
Elevation: 2000-2500
Substrate: shrubs, treelets and trees
Frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
general taxon notes:
Ecology. Yungas montane forest; on shrubs and trunk and branches trees. Elevation. 2200-2400 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, Santa Cruz. World range: Mexico, Central America (Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama), Tropical Andes (Venezuela to Bolivia).
Ecología. Bosque montano de Yungas; sobre arbustos, troncos y ramas de árboles. Altitud. 2200-2400 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba y Santa Cruz. Distribución mundial: México, Centro América (Costa Rica, Honduras, Panamá) y los Andes tropicales (Venezuela hasta Bolivia).
Brachymenium consimile and B. radiculosum differ from other members of this genus in Bolivia by the obovate leaves and generally occurring on shrubs or on twigs or branches of treelets and trees. The former species is distinguished from the latter by the broadly obovate leaves, and reduced endostomal segments and cilia, the latter species by the narrowly obovate leaves and well developed endostomal segments and absence of cilia.
Brachymenium consimile y B. radiculosum se diferencian de los otros miembros de este género en Bolivia por las hojas obovadas y generalmente crecen sobre arbustos o sobre ramitas o ramas de arbolitos y árboles. La primera especie se distingue de la última por las hojas ampliamente obovadas, y segmentos del endostoma y cilios reducidos, la última especie por las hojas angostamente obovadas y segmentos del endostoma bien desarrolladas y ausencia de cilios.



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