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Cololejeunea cardiocarpa, an epiphyllous liverwort in southern Africa (Lejeuneaceae)

S. M. Perold
Bothalia | Vol 22, No 2 | a835 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v22i2.835 | © 1992 S. M. Perold | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 14 October 1992 | Published: 14 October 1992

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

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Cololejeunea cardiocarpa was misidentified by Arnell (1963) and described by him as a new variety, Leptocolea cristata var.  lanciloba. Gradstein  et al. (1983) drew attention to this error. Fresh material has now been collected and the species is described here and illustrated with photographs.


Arnell; <i>Cololejeunea cardiocarpa</i>; epiphyllous liverwort; Lejeuneaceae; <i>Leptocolea cristata</i> var. <i>lanciloba</i>; Platycolea; southern Africa; taxonomy


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