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Type: Article
Published: 2003-12-30
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New records and range extension of some mosses in tropical areas of Chile

Departamento de Biología Vegetal (Botánica), Universidad de Murcia, Campus de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Bryophyta mosses Chile


A total of thirteen mosses are reported as new for Chile: Aloinella andina Delgad., Coscinodontella bryanii R.S. Williams, Didymodon acutus (Brid.) K. Saito, Erythrophyllopsis fuscula (Müll. Hal.) Hilp., Fissidens excurrentinervis R.S. Williams, Grimmia molesta J. Muñoz, Grimmia pseudoanodon Deguchi, Jaffueliobryum williamsii (Deguchi) Delgad., Leptopteriginandrum austroalpinum Müll. Hal., Pseudocrossidium elatum (R.S. Williams) Delgad., Rhexophyllum subnigrum (Mitt.) Hilp., Saitobryum lorentzii (Müll. Hal.) Ochyra, and Syntrichia fragilis (Taylor) Ochyra. In addition, Grimmia plagiopodia Hedw., which was previosly known from Southern Chile, is reported ca. 3500 km more to the north, near the Bolivian border.


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