Original paper

Discovery of Grimmia incrassicapsulis (Grimmiaceae, Bryopsida) in Papua New Guinea

Ochyra, Ryszard; Weber, William A.; Bednarek-Ochyra, Halina

Nova Hedwigia Band 91 Heft 3-4 (2010), p. 389 - 398

published: Nov 1, 2010

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2010/0091-0389

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Abstract

Grimmia incrassicapsulis B.G.Bell, an austral cool-temperate species, is recorded for the first time in the tropics. It was collected at an elevation of 4509 m a.s.l. at the summit of Mount Wilhelm in the Bismarck Range in Papua New Guinea. The species is described and illustrated, its name is lectotypified, and the global distribution reviewed and mapped.

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