A new record of the genus Otolejeunea (Hepaticae, Lejeuneaceae) in subtropical China

Rui-Liang Zhu*, May Ling So

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Otolejeuneae Grolle and Tix. (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae) is a small paleotropical genus. A total of 9 species including 1 in Australia, 5 in Asia, 2 in Madagascar and 1 in Brazil is known. Otolejeuneae semperiana (Gottsche ex Syeph.) Grolle is reported here a new generic record for the genus and species were Vietnam and the Philippines respectively. The locality recorded here for China, Shuhaijinshan (ca. 24°31 'N, 117°21 'E), is the northernmost for the genus Otolejeunea and O. semperiana and the first ones from subtropical regions. A description and illustration of O. semperiana. The new combination O. schnellii (Tix.) Zhu and So (Allorgella schnelli Tix.) is made.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-289
Number of pages5
JournalAnnales Botanici Fennici
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 1997

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

User-Defined Keywords

  • China
  • Distribution
  • Epiphyllous liverworts
  • Lejeuneaceae
  • Otolejeunea semperiana


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