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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Primum (2): 27–29, pl. 53 [top]. 1816. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Note : Alternative name: Lewinskya rupestris (Schleich. ex Schwägr.) F. Lara, Garilleti & Goffinet
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna, Yungas montane forest, Open Yungas montane
Elevation: 3500-4000, 4000-4500, 4500-5000
Substrate: rocks, shrubs
Frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Shrubby puna and high open Yungas montane forest; on rocks and shrubs. Elevation. 3800-5000 m. Distribution. Bolivia: La Paz, Oruro. World range: Rather widespread in both hemispheres, throughout the Andes (except Colombia).
Ecología. Puna arbustiva y bosque montano abierto alto de Yungas; sobre rocas y arbustos. Altitud. 3800-5000 m. Distribución. Bolivia: La Paz y Oruro. Distribución mundial: muy ampliamente distribuida en ambos hemisferio, en los Andes (excepto Colombia).
Orthotrichum rupestre is distinguished by the ovate-lanceolate leaves to 4.5 mm, short to long acute or acuminate apex, recurved margins throughout, ± thick-walled, 2-3 papillose (branched) upper cells, thick-walled, nodose basal cells, occasionally bistratose distally, immersed to emergent capsules, 8 furrowed (distal 2/3-1/2) urn, superficial stomata, 8 (splitting to 16), mostly papillose exostome teeth erect to spreading when dry, densely papillose endostome (equal to half the exostome length), smooth to weakly plicate calyptrae with few to many hairs. Orthotrichum praeruptorum Herzog is a synonym.
Orthotrichum rupestre se distingue por las hojas ovado- lanceoladas hasta 4.5 mm, ápices cortos a largos, agudos o acuminados, márgenes completamente recurvados, paredes ± gruesas, células superiores 2-3 papilosas (ramificadas), con paredes gruesas, células basales nodulosas, ocasionalmente biestratificadas distalmente, cápsulas inmersas a emergentes, urna con 8 canales (2/3-1/2 distales), estomas superficiales, generalmente papiloso exostoma dientes erectas a patente cuando seco, 8 (divididos hasta 16), endostoma densamente papiloso (igual o hasta la mitad del exostoma), caliptra lisa a débilmente plegada con pocos a muchos pelos. Orthotrichum praeruptorum Herzog es un sinónimo.



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