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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 4: 70. 330 (Fasc. 23–24. Monogr. 4). 1844. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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country distribution: Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Montane Forest
elevation: 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500
substrate: treelets and trees
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 9/13/2013)

Ecology: Montane forest; on base, trunk and sometimes branches of trees. Elevation: 2000-3500 m (Venezuela: 3000-3400 m, Ecuador: 2000 m, Peru: 2900 m, Bolivia: 2150 -3500  m). Distribution: United States, Mexico, Central America, tropical Andes, southern South America, Europe and Africa.
Ecología: Bosque montano; base y tronco de arboles, raro sobre ramas. Elevación: 2500-3500 m (Venezuela: 3000-3400 m, Ecuador: ? m, Perú: 2900 m, Bolivia: 2150 -3500 m). Distribución: México, Centroamérica, Antillas, Sudamérica (Andes Tropicales), Europa y Africa.
Orthodontium gracile is distinguished from the other species by the linear-setaceous leaves, and essentially smooth capsules. Synonyms include Orthodontium peruvianum Hampe, O. osculatianum De Not., O. tenellum Mitt.
Orthodontium gracile se distingue de las otras especies por tener las hojas linear-setáceas y especialmente las cápsulas lisas.



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