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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1873–74: 98 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 1: 560). 1875. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna, Open Yungas montane, Open Tucuman-Bolivian montane
Elevation: 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
Substrate: soil, rocks, leaf litter
Frequency: common

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

Ecology. Open Yungas and Tucumano-Boliviano montane to humid puna; mostly moist or wet habitats, on soil, humus, leaf litter and over rocks. Elevation. 2250-3865 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, Chuquisaca, La Paz, Santa Cruz. World range: Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, tropical Andes.
Ecología. Montano abierto de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano a puna húmeda; generalmente en hábitats húmedos o mojados, sobre suelo, humus, hojarasca y sobre rocas. Altitud. 2250-3865 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba, Chuquisaca, La Paz y Santa Cruz. Distribución mundial: Costa Rica, República Dominicana, Andes tropicales.
Breutelia chrysea is distinguished by the ovate narrowly lanceolate leaves to 4 mm, plicate to ca. mid leaf base, weakly to distinctly serrulate margins, excurrent costa, elongate (4-7:1) upper limb cells, 3-6 rows of enlarged, quadrate to short rectangular basal margin cells, slightly curved setae to 14 mm, and furrowed capsules to 4 mm. Related, if not identical, to B. trianae (cf. Griffin 1984) which exhibits longer leaf limb cells (10:1).
Breutelia chrysea se distingue por las hojas ovadas angostamente lanceoladas hasta 4 mm, plegadas hasta ca. la mitad de la base de la hoja, márgenes débilmente a conspicuamente serrulados, costa excurrente, células superiores del limbo alargadas (4-7:1), porción basal del margen con 3-6 filas de células agrandadas, cuadradas a corto-rectangulares, setas escasamente curvadas hasta 14 mm, y cápsulas acanaladas hasta 4 mm. Está relacionada,si no es idéntica a B. trianae (cf. Griffin 1984) que presenta las células del limbo de la hoja más largas (10:1).



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