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Published In: The Bryologist 5: 65. 1902. (Bryologist) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/15/2012)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Coastal Atlantic, Amazon (incl. Llanos)
elevation: 0-500, 500-1000
substrate: logs

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Ecology: Wet lowland forest; on decaying wood. Elevation: 250-2200 m (Venezuela: 1800-2200 m, Colombia: 250-280 m, Ecuador: 265 m (Galapagos Islands ? m), Bolivia: 400 m). Distribution: Eastern United States, Mexico, Central America?, West Indies, possibly widespread in the South American lowlands.
Ecología: Bosques muy húmedos de tierras bajas; sobre madera en descomposición. Elevación: 250-2200 m (Venezuela: 1800-2200 m, Colombia: 250-280 m, Ecuador: 265 m (Islas Galápagos? m), Bolivia: 400 m).. Distribución: Este de Estados Unidos, México, Centroamérica?, Indias Occidentales, posiblemente de amplia distribución en tierras bajas sudamericanas.
Sematophyllum adnatum is characterized by the small plant stature, ascending or curved branches, narrowly lanceolate leaves to ca. 1.5 mm, gradually acuminate apices, apical and upper median cells similar, alar region  well defined, slightly enlarge, oblong cells with few supra-alar cells mostly in 1 row, setae to ca. 8 mm, and suberect or inclined capsules.
Sematophyllum adnatum se caracteriza por las plantas de estatura reducida, ramas ascendentes o curvadas, hojas angostamente lanceoladas hasta ca. 1.5 mm, ápices gradualmente acuminados, células apicales y mediales superiores similares, región alar bien definida, escasamente agrandadas, células oblongas con pocas células supra-alares generalmente en 1 fila, setas hasta ca. 8 mm y cápsulas suberectas o inclinadas.



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