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Studies in the genus Riccia (Marchantiales) from southern Africa. 26. A new species in section Pilifer, Riccia radiata, is described

S. M. Perold
Bothalia | Vol 34, No 1 | a402 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v34i1.402 | © 2004 S. M. Perold | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 29 August 2004 | Published: 02 September 2004

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S. M. Perold, National Botanical Institute, South Africa

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Riccia radiata Perold, a new species endemic to southern Africa, is described. It is referred to section Pilifer O.H.Volk, which is characterized by the dorsal epithelium of the thalli consisting of short or long, free-standing, hyaline cell pillars.


dorsal epithelium. <i>Riccia radiata</i> Perold; section <i>Pilifer</i>; O.H.Volk. sporangia; spores; thallus


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