Original paper

Taxonomic assessment of Didymodon pruinosus (Mitt.) R.H. Zander (Bryophyta, Pottiaceae) a poorly known South American taxon

Jiménez, J.A. Cano

Nova Hedwigia Band 87 Heft 1-2 (2008), p. 145 - 152

published: Aug 1, 2008

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2008/0087-0145

BibTeX file

ArtNo. ESP050008701006, Price: 29.00 €

Download preview PDF Buy as PDF


Didymodon pruinosus (Mitt.) R.H.Zander, a little known South American species, is described and illustrated in detail. Examination of type specimens of Barbula glaucescens Hampe, Barbula glaucescens var. latifolia Herzog, Barbula punae Herzog, Bryoerythrophyllum columbianum var. atacamense R.H.Zander & M.A.Lewis, and Bryoerythrophyllum fuscinervium (Mitt.) R.H.Zander revealed that are new synonyms of Didymodon pruinosus. A lectotype for Barbula punae is proposed. The range of Didymodon pruinosus is extended to Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela.


bryoerythrophyllum fuscinerviumdidymodon pruinosuslectotypificationmossesnew synonymspottiaceaesouth americataxonomy