J Syst Evol ›› 2002, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (2): 176-182.

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Two new species of the genus Pohlia (Bryaceae, Musci) from China

ZHANG Da-Cheng, LI Xing-Jiang, Masanobu Higuchi   

  • Published:2002-03-18

Abstract: Pohlia hyaloperistoma Zhang, Li & Higuchi, and P. macrocarpa Zhang, Li, & Higuchi are described as new species from Yunnan and Xizang (Tibet) of China respectively. Pohlia hyaloperistoma is characterized by having the hyaline and smooth exostome, and P. macrocarpa is characterized by having the large capsules and dioecious sexuality.

Key words: Pohlia, P. hyaloperistoma Zhang, Li & Higuchi, P. macrocarpa Zhang, Li & Higuchi, New species, China