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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 12: 412. 1869. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/26/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Yungas montane forest, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest
Elevation: 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
Substrate: shrubs, treelets and trees
Frequency: common

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Yungas montane forest, rare in Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest; on shrubs, trunks and branches of treelets and trees. Elevation. 1800-3770 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz. World range: endemic to the tropical Andes.
Ecología. Bosque montano de Yungas, rara en el bosque montano Tucumano-boliviano; sobre arbustos, troncos y ramas de arbolitos y árboles. Altitud. 1800-3770 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz y Santa Cruz. Distribución mundial: endémica de los Andes tropical.
Cryphaea pilifera is characterized by the piliferous leaf apices, costa appearing excurrent (ending in the acumen), round to short elliptical median and upper laminal cells. The distal margins tend to be toothed in southern Andean populations and entire or subentire in northern populations. Cryphaea tenuicaulis Müll. Hal., based on a collection by Rusby in 1886 from Sorata, is a synonym.
Cryphaea pilifera se caracterizada por los ápices de las hojas pilíferos, costa de apariencia excurrente (terminando en el acumen), células mediales y superiores de la lámina redondas a corto elípticas. Los márgenes distales tienden a ser dentados en las poblaciones del sur de los Andes y enteros o subenteros en las poblaciones del norte. Cryphaea tenuicaulis Müll. Hal., basada en la colección realizada por Rusby en 1886 en Sorata, es un sinónimo.



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