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Studies in the Marchantiales (Hepaticae) from southern Africa. 8. The genus <i>Plagiochasma</i> (Aytoniaceae: Aytonioideae) and six local taxa

Bothalia: African Biodiversity & Conservation. 1995;25(1):13-29 DOI 10.4102/abc.v25i1.707


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Journal Title: Bothalia: African Biodiversity & Conservation

ISSN: 0006-8241 (Print); 2311-9284 (Online)

Publisher: South African National Biodiversity Institut

Society/Institution: South African National Biodiversity Institute

LCC Subject Category: Science: Natural history (General): General. Including nature conservation, geographical distribution

Country of publisher: South Africa

Language of fulltext: English

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S. M. Perold (National Botanical Institute)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 12 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

A taxonomic account is given ot the genus Plagiochasma Lehm. & Lindenh. and its two subgenera. Micropvlum Bischl. and Plagiochasma. The first subgenus is represented in southern Africa by P. rupestre var. rupestre (J.R. & G. Forst.) Steph. and P. rupestre var.  volkii Bischl.: the second by  P. appendiculatum Lehm. & Lindenb. (newly recorded for the region).  P. heccarianum Steph.. P eximium (Schiffn.) Steph. and P. microcephalum (Steph.) Steph. var. microcephalum. Descriptions and illustrations of these taxa together with distribution maps and a key to the subgenera and species are provided.