Original paper

Typification, taxonomy and distribution of Brachythecium erythrorrhizon Schimp. (Brachytheciaceae, Bryophyta) in the Mediterranean Region

Orgaz, José David; Cano, María J.; Guerra, Juan


The circumscription of the not very frequent Brachythecium erythrorrhizon in the Mediterranean area is discussed. New records from Bosnia-Herzegovina and the Iberian Peninsula are given. Furthermore a typification of the taxon as well as a complete description based on studied specimens is provided. An updated distribution in the study area is given.


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