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The Asian Pohlia trematodontea, is a new synonym of Pohlia elongata (Bryophyta, Bryales)

Guillermo Martin Suarez, Jorge Rafael Flores


Pohlia trematodontea was first described by C. Müller (1853) as Bryum trematodonteum based on material collected in India, and moved to Webera by A. Jaeger (1875). Crosby et al. (1999), considered the species as insufficiently know.


Pohlia trematodontea, Pohlia elongata, Bryophyta, Bryales

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