Leucobryum aduncum var. scalare (Leucobryaceae: Bryophyta) - new to the Eastern Ghats

  • P. M. Biju Bryology Laboratory, Department of Botany & Research Centre, Scott Christian College (Autonomous), Nagercoil 629003
  • Albert Ebenezer Dulip Daniels Scott Christian College (Autonomous) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8955-2204

Abstract

Leucobryum aduncum var. scalare, so far known from the Northeast and the Western Ghats for India, is added here to the moss flora of the Eastern Ghats. A detailed description with figures substantiated by a photo plate and a key to distinguish the species of Leucobryum Hampe from the region.

Author Biography

Albert Ebenezer Dulip Daniels, Scott Christian College (Autonomous)
Botany, Associate Professor

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Published
2017-04-05
How to Cite
BIJU, P. M.; DANIELS, Albert Ebenezer Dulip. Leucobryum aduncum var. scalare (Leucobryaceae: Bryophyta) - new to the Eastern Ghats. Plant Science Today, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 64-67, apr. 2017. ISSN 2348-1900. Available at: <http://horizonepublishing.com/journals/index.php/PST/article/view/295>. Date accessed: 23 may 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.2017.4.2.295.
Section
Research communications

Keywords

Bryophyta; Eastern Ghats; Leucobryaceae; Leucobryum aduncum var. scalare

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