Revision of the Genus Leptodontium (Musci) in the New World1

@article{Zander1972RevisionOT,
  title={Revision of the Genus Leptodontium (Musci) in the New World1},
  author={R. Zander},
  journal={The Bryologist},
  year={1972},
  volume={75},
  pages={213}
}
  • R. Zander
  • Published 1972
  • Biology
  • The Bryologist
  • Nineteen species of Leptodontium are recognized for the New World. The genus is divided into four sections, including two new species. Critical characters of taxonomic importance, such as stem and costal anatomy, and laminal papillae morphology, are described in detail. The species are mainly found in mountainous areas, on various substrates. Several species are disjunct from the New World to Africa, while two species are essentially pan-tropical in distribution. Leptodontium (Pottiaceae) is a… CONTINUE READING
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