Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid, Vol 64, No 1 (2007)

Pohlia section Cacodon (Mielichhoferiaceae, Bryophyta) with axillary bulbils in the Iberian Peninsula


https://doi.org/10.3989/ajbm.2007.v64.i1.52

Juan Guerra
Departamento de Biología Vegetal, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de Murcia , Spain

Abstract


A taxonomic and descriptive study is presented of the propaguliferous
species –with axillary bulbils– of section Cacodon of the genus Pohlia in the Iberian Peninsula. Among the nine species of this section present in the Iberian Peninsula, seven produce axillary propagula (bulbils). The propagulum morphology, seen to be the most relevant gametophyte identification character, is described. Data are provided on the habitat and distribution of the species in the Iberian Peninsula, where they are considered rare or very rare.

Keywords


Pohlia;Pohlia section Cacodon;Bryophyta;Iberian Peninsula

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