Bazzania konratiana sp. nov. (Marchantiophyta: Lepidoziaceae) from Madagascar


en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 38 (2) - Pages 119-124

Published on 28 April 2017

Bazzania konratiana sp. nov. is described from Mananara Nord Biosphere Reserve and National Park. The new species was collected from a wet lowland rainforest where annual rainfall reaches 3500 mm. It differs from the similar Bazzania approximata Onraedt, an endemic species from Seychelles, in its overall larger size, the thick-walled leaf cells with large bulging trigones and proportion of hyaline and chlorophyllose cells in the underleaves.

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