Type studies on Frullania subgenus Meteoriopsis (Hepaticae). V. Frullania dulimensis sp. nov. from Colombia

M. Jaime URIBE

en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 27 (3) - Pages 309-312

Published on 28 July 2006

Frullania dulimensis Uribe is described from the Tolima department of Colombia, at the high basin of Combeima river, on the southern slope of the Tolima volcano. The new species belongs to Frullania subgenus Meteoriopsis and can be recognized by its dentate leaf margin and the very short, 1-3 cells long teeth, which is a unique feature of this subgenus. Furthermore this species is characterized by very long, narrow, dentate underleaves, which are bifid to half of the leaf length.

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