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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1873–74: 117 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 1: 579). 1875. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/12/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Leptostomopsis systylia (Müll. Hal.) J.R. Spence
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Chiquitano, Chaco, Yungas montane forest, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest, Dry inter-Andean valleys
Elevation: 0-500, 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000
Substrate: soil, rocks, logs
Frequency: infrequent

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

Ecology. Chaco and Chiquitano forest to Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest, infrequent in dry inter-Andean valleys; on soil, rocks and logs. Elevation. 400-2590 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija. World range: Pantropical; in the Western Hemisphere from southern United States, Mexico, Central America, tropical Andes (except Colombia), Brazil.
Ecología. Bosque de Chaco y Chiquitano a bosque montano de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano, poco frecuente en los valles secos interandinos; sobre suelo, rocas y troncos en descomposición. Altitud. 400-2590 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz y Tarija. Distribución mundial: Pantropical; latitud oeste del sur de los Estados Unido, México, Centro América, Andes tropicales (excepto Colombia) y Brasil.
Brachymenium systylium is distinguished by the often densely tomentose plants with leaves ± spirally twisted, oblong to ovate-oblong leaves often ending in a capillary tip, indistinct border of 1-2 cell rows, percurrent to short or long excurrent costa, ± thick-walled, rhomboidal upper cells, quadrate or oblate-rectangular basal cells, erect capsules, fragile, hyaline slender exostome teeth, endostome consisting of a basal membrane, opercula short-conic. Brachymenium flexipilum Herzog, collected from Florida de San Mateo (Department of Santa Cruz) by Herzog during his second collecting trip to Bolivia, is a synonym.
Brachymenium systylium se distingue por las plantas a menudo densamente tomentosas con hojas ± torcidas en espiral, hojas oblongas a ovado-oblongas a menudo terminando en un ápice capilar, borde indistinto de 1-2 filas de células, costa percurrente a corto- o largo-excurrente, con paredes ± gruesas, células superiores rómbicas, células basales cuadradas u oblato-rectangulares, cápsulas erectas, dientes del exostoma hialinos delgados, frágiles, endostoma consiste de una membrana basal, opérculo corto-cónico. Brachymenium flexipilum Herzog, colectado en Florida de San Mateo (departamento de Santa Cruz) por Herzog durante su segundo viaje de colecta a Bolivia, es un sinónimo.



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