New records to the bryological flora of uruguay


en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 36 (4) - Pages 403-414

Published on 30 October 2015

A list of 10 moss species collected in several Departments of Uruguay is presented. Campylopus pilifer, Chryso-hypnum elegantulum, Sphagnum aciphyllum, S. perichaetiale and S. recurvum are new records for the moss flora of Uruguay. Hypopterygium tamariscina and Philonotis curvata collected in Rocha, as well as Bryum densifolium and Sphagnum uruguayense found in Canelones are new records for the moss flora of these Departments; the last one mentioned species is reported for the second time for Uruguay. For each species ecology and distribution data are given. For some new records or uncommon taxa, photographs, morphological diagnostic characteristics, and comments on the nomenclature and taxonomy are also added.

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