Fissidens ezukanmae Brugg.-Nann., sp. nov. (Fissidentaceae, Bryopsida), a new species from termite mounds in Nigeria


en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 40 (3) - Pages 15-18

Published on 27 March 2019

Fissidens ezukanmae Brugg.-Nann., sp. nov. belonging to Fissidens subgen. Aloma Kindb. is described and figured from material collected on termite mounds in Nigeria. This species closely resembles the pantropical F. pellucidus Hornsch. from which it differs in having mammillose cells as well as limbidia on the mid and upper leaves of perichaetial plants.

Keywords :

Bryophyta, Musci, West Africa, new species.

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