Original paper

Intracapsular spore germination in Brachymenium leptophyllum (Mull. Hal.) A. Jaeger (Bryaceae, Bryopsida) - an achorous strategy

Kürschner, Harald

Nova Hedwigia Band 78 Heft 3-4 (2004), p. 447 - 451

published: May 1, 2004

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2004/0078-0447

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Abstract

Intracapsular spore germination to support habitat maintenance is reported for the first time in the autoecious moss Brachymenium leptophyllum from South Arabia. New plants establish immediately near the mother plant, thus lowering the risk of extinction by long range dispersal.

Keywords

achorybryophytesdispersallife strategiessouth arabia