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Studies in the Marchantiales (Hepaticae) from southern Africa. 1. The genus Dumortiera and D. hirsuta; the genus Lunularia and L. cruciata

S. M. Perold
Bothalia | Vol 23, No 1 | a783 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v23i1.783 | © 1993 S. M. Perold | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 October 1993 | Published: 10 October 1993

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

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The genera Dumortiera (Dumortieroideae, Marchantiaceae) and Lunularia (Lunulariaceae), are briefly discussed. Each genus is represented in southern Africa by only one subcosmopolitan species,  D. hirsuta (Swartz) Nees and  L. cruciata (L.) Dum. ex Lindberg respectively.


<i>Dumortiera</i>; <i>D. hirsuta</i>; Dumortieroideae; Hepaticae; <i>Lunularia</i>; <i>L cruciata</i>. Lunulariaceae; Marchantiaceae; Marchantiales; taxonomy; southern Africa; Wiesnerellaceae


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