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Koponobryum papillosum Printarakul & Chantanaorr., sp. nov. (Pottiaceae, Bryophyta), a new moss species from northern Thailand

Narin PRINTARAKUL, Arunothai JAMPEETONG, Udon PONGKAWONG, Phiangphak SUKKHARAK, Ekaphan KRAICHAK, Kanonrat ADULKITTICHAI & Sahut CHANTANAORRAPINT

en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 42 (9) - Pages 143-148

Published on 16 June 2021

Koponobryum papillosum Printarakul & Chantanaorr., sp. nov., is described as a second species of the genus found in Chiang Mai and Lamphun Provinces, northern Thailand. It is distinguished from K. bengalense (Gangulee) Arts by autoicous plants, papillose spores and axillary hairs consisting of one short basal cell and 1-4(5) longer upper cells. A taxonomic description, illustrations and SEM micrographs are presented.


Keywords :

Bryophyte diversity, Koponobryum bengalense, pottiaceous moss, northern Thailand, new species

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