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Published In: Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 32: 258. 1993. (Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 12/9/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 10/30/2017)
Plant Category: Moss
EcoRegions: Dry inter-Andean valleys
Elevation: 1500-2000
Substrate: soil, rocks
Frequency: rare

Notes     (Last Modified On 10/30/2017)
general taxon notes:

Ecology. Dry inter-Andean valleys; on soil. Elevation. 1650 m. Distribution. Bolivia: World range: northern Argentina and Bolivia. Chenia lorentzii is similar to C. leptophylla (also recorded for Bolivia), but has narrower leaves; dentation of upper margins is weak to distinct, and often apiculate. The type was collected by Lorentz in 1873 from Siambon in northwest Argentina.

1. Leaves narrowly elliptical, leaf margins finely and evenly denticulate … C. leptophylla

1. Leaves somewhat obovate, leaf margins irregularly dentate (reported for Bolivia) … C. subobliqua


Ecoregiones. Valles secos interandinos. Hábitat. Sitios expuestos, sobre suelo y rocas. Altitud. 1650-2560 m. Distribución. México, Bolivia, norte de Argentina y sureste de Brasil.



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