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The database is hosted by Kiel University
and is established by Magda Wieckowska-
Lüth, Wiebke Kirleis and Kay Schmütz,
Institute for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology.

© Wieckowska-Lüth/Kirleis/Schmütz 2020

Type: T-15

Category: Bryophyta

Sub-category: Daltoniaceae

Taxonomical identification: Lepidopilum cf. muelleri

First publication: Kuhry, P. (1988) A palaeobotanical and palynological study of Holocene peat from the El Bosque mire. Located in a volcanic area of the Cordillera central of Colombia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 55, 19–72

Other publication/s: No information

Description: Leaves ovate-lanceolate, longly acuminate, bicostate, the costa ending near mid-leaf, not bordered. Leaf cells smooth, linear.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: L. muelleri is the only Lepidopilum species that occurs in the high-Andean vegetation belt of the Colombian Cordillera Central (G. van Reenen, pers. comm., 1985).

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information