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Four Species of Pottiaceous Mosses Newly Recorded from Eastern Himalay


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1 Botanical Survey of India, A.J.C. Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah – 711 103, West Bengal, India
2 Taxonomy and Biosystematics Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata – 700 019, West Bengal, India
 

Four species of the family Pottiaceae, viz. Anoectangium aestivum, Bryoerythrophyllum inaequalifolium, Didymodon erosodenticulatus and Didymodon fallax have been newly recorded for the first time from Darjeeling district in Eastern Himalaya. Detailed descriptions of all the four taxa along with other relevant data are provided here.

Keywords

Acrocarpic Mosses, Anoectangium, Bryoerythrophyllum, Darjeeling District, Didymodon, New Records.
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Authors

Pamela Saha
Botanical Survey of India, A.J.C. Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah – 711 103, West Bengal, India
Md. Nehal Aziz
Botanical Survey of India, A.J.C. Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah – 711 103, West Bengal, India
Debabrata Maity
Taxonomy and Biosystematics Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 35, Ballygunge Circular Road, Kolkata – 700 019, West Bengal, India

Abstract


Four species of the family Pottiaceae, viz. Anoectangium aestivum, Bryoerythrophyllum inaequalifolium, Didymodon erosodenticulatus and Didymodon fallax have been newly recorded for the first time from Darjeeling district in Eastern Himalaya. Detailed descriptions of all the four taxa along with other relevant data are provided here.

Keywords


Acrocarpic Mosses, Anoectangium, Bryoerythrophyllum, Darjeeling District, Didymodon, New Records.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv62%2F2020%2F155646