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Published In: Revue Bryologique 47: 38. 1920. (Rev. Bryol.) 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: Amazon
Elevation: 0-500
Substrate: treelets and trees
Frequency: rare

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

Ecology. Amazon forest; on fallen branches. Elevation. 220 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Santa Cruz. World range: locally widespread in the Neotropics.
Ecología. Bosque amazónico; sobre ramas caídas. Altitud. 220 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Santa Cruz. Distribución mundial: ampliamente distribuida a nivel local en el Neotrópico.
Crossomitrium saprophilum is characterized by the strongly adhering plants to the substrate, somewhat densely foliate with overlapping leaves, broadly ovate to obovate or orbicular lateral leaves, 1 mm or less, widest at midleaf or above, generally acute to apiculate apices, plane margins, presence of brood bodies clustered in terminal groups at apex on specialized brood branches.
Crossomitrium saprophilum se caracteriza por las plantas fuertemente adheridas al sustrato, hojas lateral algo apretadas y sobrelapadas, anchamente ovadas a obovadas u orbiculares, 1 mm o menores, más anchas a media hoja o en la mitad superior, ápices generalmente agudos a apiculados, márgenes planos, presencia de cuerpos multiplicativos agregado en grupos terminales en el extremo de ramas multiplicativas especializadas.



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