A new point of view on the taxonomy ofPottia starckeana agg. (Musci, Pottiaceae)

@article{Ros2004ANP,
  title={A new point of view on the taxonomy ofPottia starckeana agg. (Musci, Pottiaceae)},
  author={R. M. Ros and J. Guerra and J. S. Carrion and M. J. Cano},
  journal={Plant Systematics and Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={199},
  pages={153-165}
}
  • R. M. Ros, J. Guerra, +1 author M. J. Cano
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Plant Systematics and Evolution
  • A new taxonomic treatment is proposed for thePottia starckeana species complex. The peristome development is not considered to be a useful feature to separate the taxa. On the basis of spore morphology only two species are accepted:P. starckeana, with spores wavy in outline, andP. davalliana, with variously-shaped and developed processes on the spores.Pottia starckeana var.brachyoda is reduced to synonymy withP. starckeana; P. conica andP. commutata are treated as synonyms ofP. davalliana. The… CONTINUE READING
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