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Studies in the genus Riccia (Marchantiales) from southern Africa. 7. R. congoana and its synonyms

S. M. Perold
Bothalia | Vol 16, No 2 | a1087 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v16i2.1087 | © 1986 S. M. Perold | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 23 October 1986 | Published: 28 October 1986

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S. M. Perold, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture and Water Supply., South Africa

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R. congoana Steph. is described and illustrated.  R. rhodesiae S. Arnell.  R. nigrosquarnata E. W. Jones and  R. aegyptiaca S. Arnell are treated as synonyms under R. congoanaR. congoana has a wide distribution in Africa,  ranging from Egypt in the north to SWA/Namibia and Transvaal in the south, and from Sierra Leone in the west to Tanzania in the east.


Africa. Marchantiales; <i>Riccia congoana</i>; spores; synonymy; taxonomy


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