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Ctenidium molluscum
Ctenidium molluscum
Photographer: Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

ID: 0000 0000 1121 0988 (2021-11-22)

Copyright © 2021 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

  • date of photo  Apr 22, 2021
  • latitude 46.35878   longitude 13.70288     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Lower Trenta valley, right bank of river Soča, Skokar's ravine, near Trenta 2a, East Julian Alps (Posočje, Slovenia)
  • notes   Slo: apnenčevo sedje, školjčni škrgar - syn.: Hypnum balearicum Dixon, Hypnum molluscum Hedw. - Habitat: Mixed wood, Fagus sylvatica dominant; moderately incline mountain slope, southeast aspect; calcareous, colluvial ground; in shade; average precipitations ~ 3.000 mm/year, average temperature 7-9 deg C, elevations 560 m (1.850 feet), alpine phytogeographical region. - Substratum: calcareous rock. Ref.: (1) Ian Atherton, Ed., Mosses and Liverworts of Britain and Ireland - a field guide, British Bryological Society (2010), p 812. (2) V. Wirth, Die Moose Baden-Württembergs, Teil. 2., Ulmer (2001), p 498. (3) V. Wirth, R. Duell, Farbatlas Flechten und Moose, Ulmer, (2000), p 297. (4) M. Luth, Mosses of Europe – A Photographic Flora. ML Publ., Freiburg, Germany (2019), p 1204.
  • camera   Nikon D700 / Nikkor Micro 105mm/f2.8
  • contributor's ID #  Bot_1360/2021_DSC6784
  • photo category: Plant - mosses/etc

  • common names   Comb-moss, Ostrich-plume Feather-moss, Knights Plume Moss (photographer)
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