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Published In: Flora 70: 419. 1887. (Flora) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 5/4/2018)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Sphagnum oxyphyllum Warnst. is a synonym fide Costa 2018.
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/4/2018)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Páramo, Open montane
elevation: 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
substrate: leaf litter / humus
frequency: infrequent
General Reference:

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/4/2018)
Ecology: Open montane to páramo and possibly humid puna; boggy or seepy habitats. Elevation: 1400-3340 m (Venezuela: 1400-2500 m, Colombia: 2100-3340 m, Peru: 2600-3100 m, Bolivia: 2950 m). Distribution: Venezuela to Bolivia, Guiana, Brazil (southern and Amazonia).
Ecología: Bosque montano superior a páramo; sitios pantanosos o con filtraciones. Elevación: 1400-3340 m (Venezuela: 1400-2500 m, Colombia: 2100-3340 m, Perú: 2600-3100 m, Bolivia: 2950 m). Distribución: Venezuela a Bolivia, Guyana, Brasil (sur y Amazonía).
Plants pink to dark wine-red; stem leaves somewhat variable in shape, but typically sharply cuspidate, varying from gradually acute to abruptly concave-pointed; branch leaves erect and notably 5-ranked when moist, when dry slenderly concave-acuminate, loosely curved-spreading, often secund. Asignada a la sección Acutifolia.
Plantas rosadas a rojo-vino oscuro; hojas del tallo algo variables en forma, pero típicamente cuspidadas de manera pronunciada, variando desde gradualmente agudas a abruptamente cóncavo-pointed; hojas de las ramas erectas y distribuidas en 5 hileras evidentes en húmedo, en seco cóncavo-acuminadas delgadas, laxamente curvado-extendidas, a menudo unilaterales. Asignada a la sección Acutifolia.



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