New evidence on the taxonomic position of the Eocene Jungermannites contortus (Jungermanniales: Lejeuneaceae)

Riclef GROLLE, Kay MEISTER & May Ling SO

en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 25 (2) - Pages 117-123

Published on 30 April 2004

New amber inclusions of the Eocene Jungermannites contortus Göpp.& Berendt with unfertilized gynoecia, mature perianth and sporophyte bearing an opened capsule are described and figured. They require its attribution to Mastigolejeunea (Spruce) Schiffn. as M. contorta (Göpp. & Berendt) Gradst. & Grolle, comb. nov. (= Lejeunea alifera Casp., syn. nov.). Eocene

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