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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 2 9: 57. 1838. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/25/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/29/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Amazon, Chiquitano, Puna, Yungas montane forest, Open Yungas montane, Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest, Open Tucuman-Bolivian montane
Elevation: 0-500, 500-1000, 1000-1500, 1500-2000, 2000-2500, 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
Substrate: soil, rocks, logs, treelets and trees
Frequency: common

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

Ecology. Amazon and Chiquitano forest to more commonly open Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian montane forest and puna; mostly shaded sites, on soil and rocks. Elevation. 120-4150 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Tarija. World range: Mexico, Central America, West Indies, Andes, northern Brazil.
Ecología. Bosque amazónico y Chiquitano a más comúnmente bosque montano abierto de Yungas y Tucumano-boliviano, y puna; generalmente en sitios sombreados, sobre suelo y rocas. Altitud. 120-4150 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz y Tarija. Distribución mundial: México, Centro América, Caribe, Andes, norte de Brasil.
Fissidens crispus is characterized by the frequently red stems, oblong acute to obtuse-acuminate leaves, entire to distally denticulate-serrulate margins, bordered throughout, percurrent, rarely short excurrent costa, vaginant laminae 1/2-3/4 the leaf length, dorsal laminae ending above insertion or long decurrent – extending on to the stem, firm-walled, smooth or bulging laminal cells. A species exhibiting a notable broad ecological amplatude from lowland humid forests to semi-humid and humid puna. This species was long known under the name of F. repandus Wilson ex Mitt.; further synonyms include F. oligophyllus Müll. Hal. and F. pauper Herzog.
Fissidens crispus se caracteriza por los tallos frecuentemente rojos, hojas oblongas agudas a obtuso-acuminadas, márgenes enteros a distalmente denticulado-serrulados, completamente bordeados, costa percurrente, rara vez corto excurrente, lámina vaginante 1/2-3/4 del largo de la hoja, lámina dorsal terminando encima de la inserción o largo decurrente – extendiéndose en el tallo, células de la lámina con paredes firmes, lisas o abultadas. Esta especie tiene una gran amplitud ecológica desde bosques de tierras bajas húmedas a puna semi-húmeda y húmeda. La especie fue conocida con el nombre de F. repandus Wilson ex Mitt.; otros sinónimos son F. oligophyllus Müll. Hal. y F. pauper Herzog.



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