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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.

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Type: T-19

Category: Bryophyta

Sub-category: Bartramiaceae

Taxonomical identification: Breutelia chrysea

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, acuminate, plicate at base, unicostate, the costa ending near the apex, leaf margin serrulate. Leaf cells with papillae projecting from the posterior end of leaf cell wall, narrowly rectangular. Upper leaf cells mostly five times as long as wide. Basal leaf margin with many rows of enlarged cells extended along leaf margin, sometimes up to the widest part of the leaf. Determination following the key of Robinson (1967).

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information