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Austral Hepaticae 37. The sporophyte of Megalembidium Schust., together with a re-evaluation of the taxonomic position of the genus

@article{Braggins2005AustralH3,
  title={Austral Hepaticae 37. The sporophyte of Megalembidium Schust., together with a re-evaluation of the taxonomic position of the genus},
  author={John E. Braggins and John J. Engel},
  journal={Journal of The Hattori Botanical Laboratory},
  year={2005},
  pages={81-96}
}
Current classification of the New Zealand hepatic Megalembidium insulanum (Mart. & Hodgs.) Schust. in Lepidoziaceae and in subfamily Lepidozioideae is discussed. Recent discovery of the gynoecium and sporophyte, together with detailed studies of the androecium, show that Megalembidium is beyond the circumscription of subfamily Lepidozioideae. The genus is placed in a new subfamily, subfam. Megalembidioideae. Affinities of subfam. Megalembidioideae and subfam. Lembidioideae, particularly… 

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TLDR
The results indicate that taxonomic concepts of a number of subfamilies and genera require reassessment, including the recent re-circumscription of Telaranea that includes a numberof taxa with Microlepidozia-type branching.
Book review
A Flora of the liverworts and hornworts of New Zealand Volume 1 by John J. Engel and David Glenny. Monographs in Systematic Botany 110. Missouri, Missouri Botanical Gardens Press. 898 p. ISBN
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