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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 171. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/9/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna, Yungas montane forest, Open Yungas montane
Elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000
Substrate: soil
Frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
general taxon notes:
Ecology. Open or forested margins of upper montane to puna; on soil, rather common on banks. Elevation. 1850-3400 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz; World range: Widespread; tropical Andes from Venezuela to NW Argentina.
Ecología. Límites del montano abierto superior y el bosque montano superior a puna; sobre suelo, bastante común sobre taludes. Altitud. 1850-3400 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba y La Paz; Distribución mundial: Amplia distribución; Andes tropicales desde Venezuela a noroeste de Argentina.
Pohlia elongata is distinguished by the glossy yellowish-green plants, lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate leaves to 2.5 mm, recurved margins, subpercurrent costa, thick-walled laminal cells, paroicous sexual condition, seta 1, erect to inclined, elongate cylindrical capsules 3-7 mm, entire to slightly perforate endostomal segments and nodulose elongate cilia from a low basal membrane (2/5 the endostomal length). Synonyms include Pohlia leptodontium (Mitt.) Broth., P. rusbyana (Müll. Hal. ex E. Britton) Broth., P. spectabilis (Müll. Hal.) Broth., P. subleptopoda (Broth.). F.J. Herm.
Pohlia elongata Hedw.
Pohlia elongata se distingue por las plantas verde-amarillentas brillantes, hojas lanceoladas a oblongo-lanceoladas hasta 2.5 mm, márgenes recurvados, costa subpercurrente, células de la lámina con paredes gruesas, condición sexual paroica, setas 1, erectas a inclinadas, cápsulas cilíndricas alargadas 3 -7 mm, segmentos del endostoma enteros a escasamente perforados y cilios alargados nodulosos desde una membrana basal baja (2/5 de la longitud del endostoma). Los sinónimos incluyen a Pohlia leptodontium (Mitt.) Broth., P. rusbyana (Müll. Hal. ex E. Britton) Broth., P. spectabilis (Müll. Hal.) Broth. y P. subleptopoda (Broth.). F.J. Herm.



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