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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 8 (fasc. 52–54 Monogr. 4). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/11/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/28/2017)
EcoRegions: Puna, Yungas montane forest, Open Yungas montane, Tucuman-Bolivian montane, Open Tucuman-Bolivian montane
Elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
Substrate: soil, rocks
Frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 4/28/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Open and forested Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian montane to shrubby humid puna; typically associated with moist or wet sites, frequent along streams, on soil and rocks. Elevation. 1100-3800 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija. World range: Mexico and West Indies to Argentina and Chile, widespread in the North Temperate region.
Ecología. Montano abiertas y bosque montano de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano hasta puna húmeda arbustiva; típicamente asociada con sitios húmedos o mojados, frecuente a lo largo de quebradas, sobre suelo y rocas. Altitud. 1100-3800 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz y Tarija. Distribución mundial: México y Caribe hasta Argentina y Chile, amplia distribución en las regiones templadas del norte.
Brachythecium plumosum is distinguished by the often golden or dark green plants,  ± homomallous arranged leaves that are mostly ovate to ovate-lanceolate, short (blunt), apiculate acute apex, short linear to fusiform median laminal cells, and papillose above, smooth below seta. Brachythecium cochleare Müll. Hal. is a synonym.
Brachythecium plumosum se distingue por las plantas a menudo doradas o verde oscuras, hojas ± homómalas y generalmente ovadas a ovado-lanceoladas, ápices cortos (obtusos), apiculado-agudos, células mediales de la lámina corto-lineares a fusiformes, y setas papilosas en la porción distal y lisas en la base. Brachythecium cochleare Müll. Hal. es un sinónimo.



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