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Published In: Muscologiae Recentiorum Supplementum 4: 98. 1819[1818]. (Muscol. Recent. Suppl.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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country distribution: Ecuador, Bolivia
EcoRegions: Dry Inter-Andean Valleys
elevation: 0-500, 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500
substrate: treelets and trees
frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 4/24/2014)
Ecology: Dry to semidry vegetation; on tree trunks (including Prosopis nigra, Schinus molle); associated in part with Fabronia ciliaris, Frullania, Lindbergia mexicana, Orthotrichum diaphanum var. podocarpi. Elevation: 400-3200 m (Ecuador: 2615 m, Bolivia: 400-3200 m). Distribution: Mexico, Colombia to Bolivia (not yet recorded for Peru), Chile, Brazil; elsewhere rather widely distributed, United States, Europe, southern Africa, Japan, Australia and New Zealand..
Syntrichia laevipila is characterized by the small plant stature to ca. 4 mm, spathulate leaves to 3 mm, acute apices, entire, erect to plane margins, short excurrent costa strongly papillose on back, smooth or toothed awn, and presence of highly reduced leaf-like papillose-celled propagula found in the axil of upper leaves or stem tips. The Fuentes collection was made in the vicinity of Estancia Perforación, associated with secondary Chaco forest dominated by Chloroleucon chacoense. Syntrichia pagorum (Milde) J.J. Amann is a synonym.
Syntrichia laevipila se caracteriza por las planta de estatura reducida ca. 4 mm, hojas espatuladas hasta 3 mm, ápices agudos, márgenes erectos a planos, enteros, costa corto excurrente marcadamente papilosa en el envés, arista lisa o dentada, y presencia de propágulos en forma de hojas muy reducidas con células papilosas que se encuentran en las axilas de las hojas superiores o extremos de los tallos. La colección de Fuentes fue realizada cerca de la Estancia Perforación, asociada con bosque secundario de Chaco dominado por Chloroleucon chacoense. Syntrichia pagorum (Milde) J.J. Amann es un sinónimo.



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