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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum 61. 1801. (Sp. Musc. Frond.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/25/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 11/3/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna
Elevation: 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: soil, rocks
Frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 11/3/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Humid and semi-humid puna; exposed on soil covered rocks. Elevation: (3400)4580-4700 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz, Potosí. World range: widespread in Northern Hemisphere, Andes (Bolivia and Chile) and Africa.
Ecología. Puna húmeda y semi-húmeda; en rocas cubiertas por suelo o expuestas. Altitud: (3400)4580-4700 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz y Potosí. Distribución mundial: amplia distribución en el hemisferio norte, Andes (Bolivia y Chile) y África.
Encalypta ciliate is distinguished by the recurved leaf margins, mucronate leaf apex, excurrent costa, generally well developed peristome, and erose to entire calyptra. Encalypta leiotheca Herzog, based on a collection made by Herzog from San Benito (Cochabamba), is a synonym; a further name attributed to Bolivia is E. coarctata Mitt.
Encalypta ciliado se distingue por los márgenes de las hojas recurvados, ápices mucronados, costa excurrente, peristoma generalmente bien desarrollado y caliptra erosa a entera. Encalypta leiotheca Herzog, basada en una colección realizada por Herzog en San Benito (Cochabamba), es un sinónimo; otro nombre atribuido a Bolivia es E. coarctata Mitt.



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