Trematodon (Bryopsida: Bruchiaceae) in Australia: unravelling the conundrum

Helen P. Ramsay, Rodney D Seppelt, Alison J Downing

Abstract


Following a critical re-examination and evaluation of Australian taxa of the genus Trematodon, three species formerly considered endemic, T. baileyi Broth., T. brachyphyllus Müll. Hal., and T. longescens Müll. Hal., together with the New Caledonian endemic T. longifolius Broth. & Paris in Broth., are illustrated for the first time and reduced to synonyms of T. longicollis Michx.

Keywords


Plant systematics; bryology; Trematodon

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea12444