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Studies in the genus Riccia (Marchantiales) from southern Africa. 1. Two new species of the section Pilifer: R. duthieae and R. alatospora

O. H. Volk
Bothalia | Vol 15, No 3/4 | a1837 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v15i3/4.1837 | © 1984 O. H. Volk | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 December 1984 | Published: 06 December 1984

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O. H. Volk,, South Africa

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Riccia duthieae Volk & Perold an d R. alatospora Volk & Perold , two new spe cie s en demic to southern Africa , are described . Both species belong to the section Pilifer Volk (1983). which is characterized by the dorsal epithelium of the thalli consisting of loose pillars of colourless cells.


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