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Published In: North American Flora 15(2): 151. 1913. (N. Amer. Fl.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/2/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/3/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Montane Forest, Tepuis
elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/3/2017)

Ecology: Open montane to páramo and humid puna, on rocks or logs. Elevation: 1200-4150 m (Venezuela: 2100-2765 m, Colombia: 1200-2000 m, Peru: 2400-2650 m, Bolivia: 4150 m). Distribution: Rather widespread in the Northern Hemisphere, central and southeast Asia; in the Neotropics recorded from Mexico, Central America, tropical Andes (Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia).
Ecología: Montano alto abierto a páramo, sobre rocas o leños. Elevación: 1200-2765 m (Venezuela: 2100-2765 m, Colombia: 1200-2000 m, Perú: 2400-2650 m, Bolivia: ? m). Distribución: Algo ampliamente distribuida en el Hemisferio Norte, centro y sudeste de Asia; en el Neotrópico registrada de Mexico, Centroamérica, Andes Tropicales (Venezuela, Perú, Bolivia).
Dicranodontium denudatum is distinguished by the upper laminal cell walls entire (not porose). This species is apparently rare, and little is known about its ecology.
Dicranodontium denudatum se distingue por células superiores de la lámina con paredes enteras (no porosas). Esta especie es aparentemente rara y se conoce poco a cerca de su ecología.


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Dicranodontium denudatum (Brid.) E. Britton in R.S. Williams, N. Amer. Fl. 15: 151. 1913. Dicranum denudatum Brid., Musc. Rec. 1: 184. 1806. Type: Europe.

Dicranum chionophilum Müll. Hal., Syn. Musc. Frond. 1: 398. 1848. Campylopus chionophilum (Müll. Hal.) Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 12: 81. 1869. Type: Venezuela. Mérida, Funck & Schlim s.n. (B, destroyed; NY, lectotype).




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