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Published In: Index Bryologicus 123. 1894. (Index Bryol.) Name publication detailView 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: Chiquitano, Yungas montane forest, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest
Elevation: 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000
Substrate: treelets and trees
Frequency: infrequent

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

Ecology. Chiquitano forest to Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest; on exposed roots, trunk and branches of trees. Elevation. 650-2000 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Santa Cruz, Tarija. World range: United States (Florida), Mexico, Ecuador to Bolivia, and Brazil.
Ecología. Bosque Chiquitano a bosque montano de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano; sobre raíces expuestas, troncos y ramas de árboles. Altitud. 650-2000 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Santa Cruz y Tarija. Distribución mundial: Estados Unidos (Florida), México, Ecuador hasta Bolivia, y Brasil.
Brachymenium klotzschii is distinguished by the oblong-ovate, awned leaves to 2.5 mm, mostly short excurrent costa, plane to reflexed margins, indistinct border (1-2 cells rows), ± firm- to thick-walledhexagonal to rhomboidal upper cells, firm-walled, quadrate to short rectangular basal cells, setae to ca. 20 mm, erect capsules, fragile, slender exostome teeth, endostome consisting of a basal membrane, and conic opercula. Brachymenium dimorphum R.S. Williams and Bryum barbuloides Müll. Hal. are synonyms; the first was collected by Williams in 1902 from New Brazil in the vicinity of Mapiri (Department of La Paz), the latter was collected by Germain in 1889 from Choquecamata (Department of Cochabamba).
Brachymenium klotzschii se distingue por las hojas oblongo-ovadas, aristadas hasta 2.5 mm, costa generalmente corto-excurrente, márgenes planos a reflexos, borde indistinto (1-2 filas de células), células superiores hexagonales a rómbicas con paredes ± firmes a gruesas, células basales cuadradas a corto-rectangulares con paredes firmes, setas hasta ca. 20 mm, cápsulas erectas, dientes del exostoma delgados, frágiles, endostoma consistiendo de una membrana basal y opérculo cónico. Brachymenium dimorphum R.S. Williams y Bryum barbuloides Müll. Hal. son sinónimos; la primera especie fue colectada por Williams en 1902 en New Brasil en los alrededores de Mapiri (departamento de La Paz), la última fue colectada por Germain en 1889 en Choquecamata (departamento de Cochabamba).



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