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Published In: Revue Bryologique 47: 12. 1920. (Rev. Bryol.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/28/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna, Open Yungas montane
Elevation: 3000-3500
Substrate: soil
Frequency: rare

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

      Ecology. Possibly high Yungas montane or puna. Elevation. 3350. Distribution. Bolivia: La Paz. World range: Central America to the tropical Andes (Ecuador, Peru,  and Bolivia).

      Breutelia reclinata is distinguished by deflexed leaves to 7 mm, orange colored, appressed (sheathing) leaf base, entire distal leaf limb, 3 pairs of sulcate pockets (short and lax cells) present at distal leaf base, weakly serrulate distal leaf limb, percurrent costa, weakly differentiated with 1-2 rows of basal marginal cells, setae to 25 mm, and capsules to 5 mm. Little is known about this species; the elevation in Ecuador is recorded between 2900-3000 m. Breutelia anomala R.S. Williams is a synonym.

      Specimen. La Paz: Brooke 6911 (H?; Griffin 1988: 363).




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