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!Didymodon asperifolius (Mitt.) H.A. Crum, Steere & L.E. Anderson Search in The Plant ListSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

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 9/24/2010)
EcoRegions: Puna
Elevation: 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: rocks
Frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 9/24/2010)
general taxon notes:

      Ecology. Puna; on rocks. Elevation. 4150-4650 m. Distribution. Bolivia: La Paz. World range: widespread.

      Illustration.

      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.

      Specimens. La Paz: Lewis 87-604 (MO), 88-800 (LPB, MO); all det. J.A. Jiménez.

 


 
 


 

 
 
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