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Published In: Linnaea 38: 613. 1874. (Linnaea) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/21/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/30/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Yungas montane forest
Elevation: 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500
Substrate: shrubs, treelets and trees
Frequency: infrequent
Comments: Mostly epiphyllous.

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/30/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Yungas premontane to montane forest; on leaves (including Piper) and branches. Elevation. 600-2200 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba. World range: Central America, West Indies and tropical Andes.
Ecología. Bosque montano a premontano de Yungas; sobre hojas (incluyendo Piper) y ramas. Altitud. 600-2200 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba. Distribución mundial: Centro América, Caribe y Andes tropicales.
Crossomitrium epiphyllum is characterized by the strongly adhering plants to the substrate, somewhat densely foliate with overlapping leaves, most broadly ovate to obovate or orbicular lateral leaves, mostly 1 mm or less (to 1.2 mm), widest at midleaf or above, generally acute apices, plane margins serrulate at base, presence of brood bodies on specialized brood branches, smooth below and papillose above setae to 7 mm, and capsules to 1 mm.
Crossomitrium epiphyllum se caracterizado por las plantas fuertemente adheridas al sustrato, con hojas algo densas sobrelapadas, hojas laterales muy anchamente ovadas a obovadas u orbiculares, generalmente 1 mm o menores (hasta 1.2 mm), más anchas en media hoja o en la porción distal, generalmente con ápices agudos, márgenes planos serrulados en la base, presencia de cuerpos multiplicativos sobre ramas multiplicativas especializadas, setas hasta 7 mm lisas en la porción basal y papilosas en la porción distal, y cápsulas hasta 1 mm.



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