Syrrhopodon tortilis Hampe

Oliveira, Regigláucia Rodrigues de, Oliveira, Hermeson Cassiano de, Fernandes Peralta, Denilson & Mendes da Coceição, Gonçalo, 2018, Acrocarpic mosses (Bryophyta) of Chapada das Mesas National Park, Maranhão, Brazil, Check List 14 (6), pp. 967-975: 973

publication ID 10.15560/14.6.967

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Syrrhopodon tortilis Hampe


Syrrhopodon tortilis Hampe   ( Fig. 22)

Similar to S. prolifer   and often misidentified as such. Distinguishable by red to dark green color, wide lamina and cancelinae cells forming a concave region that always produces a wide-spreading habit to the leaves. Habitat: decomposing tree trunks and rocks. Brazilian range: MG, RJ, SP, RS, SC.