Thiersianthus (Marchantiophyta: Lejeuneaceae), a new genus from lowland rainforests in Borneo

@article{Zhu2017ThiersianthusL,
  title={Thiersianthus (Marchantiophyta: Lejeuneaceae), a new genus from lowland rainforests in Borneo},
  author={Rui-Liang Zhu and Lei Shu and A. M. Mustapeng and M. Suleiman},
  journal={The Bryologist},
  year={2017},
  volume={120},
  pages={511 - 520}
}
  • Rui-Liang Zhu, Lei Shu, +1 author M. Suleiman
  • Published 2017
  • The Bryologist
  • The tropical lowland rainforest is a paradise for Lejeuneaceae. Borneo is located in the heart of the biodiversity hotspots of Philippines, Sundaland and Wallacea. During an expedition to explore liverwort diversity of Sabah, Borneo we found an undescribed ocellate taxon in the lowland ultramafic rainforests. Our phylogenetic analyses based on the nuclear ribosomal ITS region and two chloroplast regions (rbcL, trnL-trnF) suggest that this unknown species belongs to the subtribe… CONTINUE READING
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