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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 12: 31. 1869. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/19/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Amazon, Chiquitano, Open Yungas montane
Elevation: 0-500, 500-1000
Substrate: soil, rocks
Frequency: common

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

      Ecology. Amazon and Chiquitano forest to Yungas premontane; usually exposed habitats, rather common along banks of trails, roads, streams and rivers, on soil (clay, sandy), and rocks. Elevation. 173-533 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz. World range: Southeast United States, widespread in Neotropics, mostly at low elevations.

      Dicranella hilariana is a common species of the humid lowlands and lower open montane forest. This species is distinguished by the crowded leaves that are gradually subulate from a broad but not distinctly expanded leaf base, entire to dentate upper leaf margins that are often slightly recurved, mostly obtuse leaf apex, erect ovoid to ovoid short cylindrical capsules and slightly oblique rostrate operculum.



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