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Published In: Flore Française. Troisième Édition 2: 443. 1805. (Fl. Franç. (ed. 3)) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/17/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Plant Category: Mosses
country distribution: Colombia, Peru
EcoRegions: Páramo, Puna, Open montane
elevation: 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
substrate: leaf litter / humus
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/7/2017)
Ecology: Open montane to páramo and humid puna; bog and seep habitats. Elevation: 1900-4400 m (Colombia: 1900-3600 m, Peru: 3000-4400 m). Distribution: Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere.
Ecología: Páramo y puna; sitios pantanosos. Elevación: 1900-4400 m (Colombia: 1900-3600 m, Perú: 3000-4400 m). Distribución: Ampliamente distribuida en el Hemisferio Norte. Asignada a la sección Rigida.
Sphagnum compactum is distinguished by the few to numerous pseudopores on the outer surface of the branch leaves and the included, elliptical centrally positioned chlorocysts. Assigned to section Rigida.



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