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Bryoerythrophyllum latinervium var. rotundatum X.L.Bai, D.M.Ren & L.Q.Yang (Pottiaceae), a new moss variety from northern China

Li-Qun YANG, Dong-Mei REN, Xue-Liang BAI & Dong-Ping ZHAO

en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 39 (4) - Pages 459-465

Published on 26 October 2018

The moss Bryoerythrophyllum latinervium var. rotundatum X.L.Bai, D.M.Ren et L.Q.Yang is described as a new variety from Inner Mongolia, China. It is distinguished from Bryoerythrophyllum latinervium (Holmen) Fedosov et Ignatova by its rounded leaf apex. Light microscope photographs of the significant characters are provided and its distinctions from closely related taxa are discussed. A key to the Chinese species of Bryoerythrophyllum is provided.

Keywords :

Bryoerythrophyllum, Bryophytes, East Asia, Inner Mongolia, Taxonomy

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