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Published In: Hedwigia 36(2): 114. 1897. (Hedwigia) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/9/2013)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/4/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Peru, Bolivia, NW Argentina
EcoRegions: Puna, Montane Forest
elevation: 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: rocks, shrubs, treelets and trees
frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/4/2017)
Ecology. Often somewhat dry forest and puna, on rocks, less frequently found on trunk or branches of shrubs or trees. Elevation: 2300-4800 m (Peru: 2300-4400 m, Bolivia: 2740-4800 m, Argentina: 2900 m). Distribution: Mexico, Peru to NW Argentina; also North America (Alaska, Colorado), and Africa.
Ecología: Bosque seco a semi-seco montano, extendiéndose en la puna; sobre suelo, rocas, menos frecuentemente en arbustos, troncos o ramas de árboles. Elevación: 2300-4800 m (Peru: 2300-4400 m, Bolivia: 2740-4800 m, Argentina: 2900 m). Distribución: México, Perú a norte de Argentina; también Norte América (Alaska, Colorado) y África.:
Leptopterigynandrum austro-alpinum is distinguished by the rounded or cordate leaf base, short acuminate leaf apex ending terminating with 1-2 cells long, serrulate to serrate upper margins, costa less than 1/2 the leaf length, and alar cells at base from margin toward costa in 6-9 rows. Synonyms include Leptopterigynandrum clavatum W.R. Buck & H.A. Crum and Leskeopsis peruviana Broth.
Leptopterigynandrum austro-alpinum se distingue por tener las bases de las hojas redondeadas o cordadas, ápices de las hojas corto acuminados terminando con 1-2 células de largo, márgenes serrulados a serrados en la porción superior, costa menor a 1/2 del largo de la hoja, y células alares en 6-9 filas en la base desde el margen hacia la costa.



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