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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Primum 1: 56. pl. 16. 1811. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/17/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/4/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Puna, Open montane
elevation: 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
substrate: soil, rocks
frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/4/2017)

Ecology: Puna and high open montane; on rocks and soil. Central Andes. Elevation: 3500-4770 m (Peru: 3500-4500 m. Bolivia: 4550-4770 m). Distribution: Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere.
Ecología: Puna y montano alto abierto; sobre rocas y suelo. Elevación: 3500-4770 m (Perú: 3500-4500 m. Bolivia: 4550-4770 m). Distribución: Amplia distribución en el Hemisferio Norte, y Andes centrales,
Encalypta rhaptocarpa is distinguished by the plane leaf margins, excurrent costa as a long hyaline awn, generally well developed peristome, and erose to entire calyptra. Encalypta peruviana Broth. is a possible synonym.
Encalypta rhaptocarpa se distingue por los márgenes de las hojas planos, costa excurrente como una arista hialina larga, peristoma generalmente bien desarrollado y caliptra erosa a entera.


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Encalypta rhaptocarpa Schwägr., Sp. Musc. Frond. Suppl. 1, 1: 56. 16. 1811. Type: Europe.

Encalypta peruviana Broth., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 56 Beibl. 123: 10. 1921. Type: Peru. An der Lima-Oroya-Bahm, Hacienda Arapa bei Yauli, Porphyrfelsen,, 4400 m, Weberbauer 379. Possible synonym.




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