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Published In: The Bryologist 67: 163. 1964. (Bryologist) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/21/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/30/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna
Elevation: 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: rocks
Frequency: rare

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

Ecology. Puna; on rocks. Elevation. 4150-4650 m. Distribution. Bolivia: La Paz. World range: widespread.
Ecología. Puna; sobre rocas. Altitud. 4150-4650 m. Distribución. Bolivia: La Paz. Distribución mundial: distribuido ampliamente.
Didymodon asperifolius is characterized by the reddish-brown or orange-green coloration, rather large statured plants to 3 cm, absence of a central strand, ovate-lanceolate leaves to 2.5 mm, plane, when wet leaves squarrose, narrow to broad acute apices, not decurrent, unistratose lamina, revolute margins (lower 2/3 the leaf length), subpercurrent to percurrent costa, quadrate to short rectangular upper adaxial costal (epidermal) cells, smooth to low unipapillose, subquadrate-rounded to transversely short oblong distal cells, and thick-walled rectangular cells.
Didymodon asperifolius se caracteriza por tener coloración marrón-rojiza o verde-naranja, plantas muy grandes hasta 3 cm, ausencia de cordón central, hojas ovado-lanceoladas hasta 2.5 mm, planas, en húmedo hojas escuarrosas, ápices angostos a ancho agudos, no decurrentes, lámina uniestratificada, márgenes revolutos (porción 2/3 inferior de la hoja), costa subpercurrente a percurrente, células superiores adaxiales de la costa (epidérmicas) cuadradas a corto rectangulares, células distales subcuadrado-redondeadas a transversalmente corto oblongas, lisas a unipapilosas bajas, y células rectangulares con paredes gruesas.



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