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Checklist of the Bryophytes of Madagascar

Abstract : This updated checklist of the bryophytes of Madagascar was compiled from the literature, herbarium and recent collections. A total of 1144 species and infraspecific taxa are recorded for Madagascar composed of 751 mosses, 390 liverworts and 3 hornworts. 28.67% of the species reported for the Island are endemics. Twenty-four taxa are newly recorded for Madagascar and two of them, Fissidens cyathaeicola Brugg.Nann. and Taxithelium nepalense (Schwägr.) Broth. are reported for the first time for the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
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Lovanomanjanahary Marline, Roger L. Andriamiarisoa, Jacques Bardat, Min Chuah-Petiot, Terry A. J. Hedderson, et al.. Checklist of the Bryophytes of Madagascar. Cryptogamie Bryologie, Adac, 2012, 33 (3), pp.199--255. ⟨10.7872/cryb.v33.iss3.2012.199⟩. ⟨hal-01199337⟩



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