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Published In: Bibliotheca Botanica 87: 128. 1916. (Biblioth. Bot.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Puna, Yungas montane forest
Elevation: 2500-3000, 3000-3500, 3500-4000, 4000-4500
Substrate: logs, shrubs
Frequency: infrequent

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/28/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Yungas montane forest, extending into the shrubby humid puna; on logs and shrubs. Elevation. 2600-4500 m. Distribution. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz. World range: endemic to the tropical Andes.
Ecología. Bosque montano de Yungas, extendiéndose en la puna húmeda arbustiva; sobre troncos en descomposición y arbustos. Altitud. 2600-4500 m. Distribución. Bolivia: Cochabamba, La Paz y Santa Cruz. Distribución mundial: endémica de los Andes tropicales.
Daltonia pellucida is distinguished by the rather robust plants with leaves 3-4 mm long, revolute or recurved leaf margins, well differentiated leaf border with 7-9 rows at leaf base, and smooth (not roughened) seta to 10 mm long. The type collection, made by Herzog, is from the montane forest at 2600 m above Comarapa.
Daltonia pellucida se distingue por las plantas muy robustas con hojas 3-4 mm de largo, márgenes de las hojas revolutos o recurvados, borde de las hojas bien diferenciado con 7-9 filas de células en la base, y setas lisas (no rugosas) hasta 10 mm de largo. La colección tipo, fue realizada por Herzog, en el bosque montano a 2600 m encima de Comarapa.



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