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


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



Pohlia, Pohlia section Cacodon, Bryophyta, Iberian Peninsula


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.


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How to Cite

Guerra, J. (2007). Pohlia section Cacodon (Mielichhoferiaceae, Bryophyta) with axillary bulbils in the Iberian Peninsula. Anales Del Jardín Botánico De Madrid, 64(1), 55–62.