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Typification of Schistostega pennata (Hedw.) F.Weber & D.Mohr (Schistostegaceae)

Ellis, Leonard T
Published in Journal of Bryology. 2012, vol. 34, no. 1, p. 17-21
Abstract A lectotype for Gymnostomum pennatum Hedw. [Schistostega pennata (Hedw.) F.Weber & D.Mohr] is selected herein. This entity was first described by Dickson (1785) as Mnium osmundaceum Dicks. before ascribed to Hedwig (1801) under the name Gymnostomum pennatum. Potential type material from G (Hedwig–Schwägrichen collection) as well as earlier collections in BM (Herb. Dickson) and K (Herb. Lightfoot) were examined and a lectotype was selected for this early moss name from amongst the extant material.
Keywords TypificationNomenclatureTaxonomyBryophytaMosses
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ELLIS, Leonard T, PRICE, Michelle. Typification of Schistostega pennata (Hedw.) F.Weber & D.Mohr (Schistostegaceae). In: Journal of Bryology, 2012, vol. 34, n° 1, p. 17-21. doi: 10.1179/1743282011Y.0000000034 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:107853

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