J Syst Evol ›› 2005, Vol. 43 ›› Issue (3): 278-280.DOI: 10.1360/aps030010

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Glyphomitrium tortifolium, a new species of the Glyphomitriaceae (Musci)

LIU YANG,JIA YU*,WANG WEI‐ZHI   

  1. (Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China)yjia@ibcas.ac.cn
  • Received:2003-11-17 Published:2005-05-18

Abstract: Glyphomitrium tortifolium Y. Jia, M. Z. Wang & Y. Liu, a new species of the
Glyphomitriaceae from Mt. Jinfoshan, Chongqing, China, is described and illustrated. This
species is similar to G. elatum Takaki in being large and having leaves contorted, perichaetial
bracts long cuspidate, but differs in being larger and having leaves narrowly lanceolate,
perichaetial bracts slightly concave at the base of cusp.

Key words: Glyphomitrium, Glyphomitrium tortifolium, Glyphomitriaceae, new species, Chongqing, China