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Published In: Phytologia 41: 29. 1978. (Phytologia) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/21/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/21/2014)
EcoRegions: Puna, Yungas montane forest
Elevation: 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: soil, rocks
Frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 4/21/2014)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Open Yungas montane to humid puna; on soil and rock. Elevation. 2250-4540 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz. World range: Central America, West Indies and tropical Andes.
 
Ecología. Montano abierto de Yungas a puna húmeda; sobre suelo y rocas. Altitud. 2250-4540 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba y La Paz. Distribución mundial: Centro América, Caribe y los Andes tropicales.
 
Didymodon laevigatus is characterized by the absence of a stem hyalodermis, ovate-narrowly lanceolate to ovate-subulate leaves to ca. 3 mm, acute apex, recurved margins usually bistratose, percurrent to more typically short excurrent costa, 2 stereid bands, long rectangular upper adaxial costal (epidermal) cells, lamina cells thick-walled, smooth, quadrate-rounded to transversely oblong upper cells, and rectangular basal cells. Reports of Barbula fusca Müll. Hal. by Williams (1913) and Herzog (1916) are D. laevigatus fide Jiménez and Cano (2008. Bryologist 109: 392-397).
 
Didymodon laevigatus se caracteriza por la ausencia de hialodermis en el tallo, hojas ovado-angostamente lanceoladas a ovado-subuladas hasta ca. 3 mm, ápices agudos, márgenes recurvados generalmente biestratificados, costa percurrente a más típicamente corto excurrente, 2 franjas de estereidas, células adaxialeslargo superiores de la costa rectangulares (epidérmicas), células de la lámina con paredes gruesas, lisas, células superiores cuadrado-redondeadas a transversalmente oblongas, y células basales rectangulares. Reportes de Barbula fusca Müll. Hal. realizados por Williams (1913) y Herzog (1916) son D. laevigatus fide Jiménez y Cano (2008. Bryologist 109: 392-397).

 
 


 

 
 
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