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Published In: Bibliotheca Botanica 87: 11. 1 f. 2. 1916. (Biblioth. Bot.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna
Elevation: 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: rocks
Frequency: rare

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

Ecology. Humid puna; on rocks in stream. Elevation. 3570-4700 m. Distribution. Bolivia: World range: Colombia to Bolivia.
Ecología. Puna húmeda; sobre rocas en arroyos. Altitud. 3570-4700 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Distribución mundial: Colombia a Bolivia.
Ditrichum submersum is characterized by the aquatic habit, plant stature to 10 cm, short oblong-setaceous leaves to 7 mm, and obscure upper, oblong cells of the lamina. The identity of this species is not well characterized, collections thus named from Colombia and Ecuador vary considerably from that illustrated by Herzog. Reports of this species may represent Ditrichum bogotense (Hampe) Broth. The type, collected by Herzog, is from Iscayuni glacier near Monteblanco (Department of La Paz).
Ditrichum submersum se caracteriza por el hábito acuático, plantas hasta 10 cm, hojas corto oblongo-setáceas hasta 7 mm, y células superiores de la lámina oblongas y oscuras. La identidad de esta especie no ha sido bien caracterizada, las colecciones denominadas así en Colombia y Ecuador varían considerablemente con las ilustraciones realizadas por Herzog. Los reportes de esta especie pueden representar a Ditrichum bogotense (Hampe) Broth. La colección tipo, realizada por Herzog, proviene del glaciar Iscayuni cerca de Monteblanco (departamento de La Paz).



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