New locality information for fifteen Philippine mosses (Bryophyta) from Luzon and Mindanao islands with one new record

Virgilio Cutibar Linis

Abstract


One new record and new locality information for fifteen species of Philippine mosses are reported for Luzon and Mindanao islands. Of these Physcomitrium eurystomum Sendtn. and Syrrhopodon prolifer var. albidus Schwägr. are new records for Luzon island. The former taxon is also new for the Philippines. The remaining taxa: Barbella convolvens (Mitt.) Broth., Chaetomitrium pseudoelongatum Broth., Clastobryum caudatum, M. Fleisch., Distichophyllum osterwaldii, M. Fleisch., D. tortile Dozy & Molk. ex Bosch & Sande Lac., Gemmabryum exile (Dozy & Molk.) J.R. Spence & H.P. Ramsay, Macrothamnium hylocomioides M. Fleisch., Meteoriella soluta (Mitt.) S. Okamura, Plagiomnium integrum (Bosch & Sande Lac.) T. J. Kop., Racomitrium subsecundum (Hook. & Grev.) Mitt. & Wilson, Rhamphidium dixonii E.B. Bartram, Schlotheimia mac-gregorii Brroth. & Geh., Scopelophila cataractae (Mitt.) Broth., and Taxithelium planissimum Broth. are new records for Mindanao island.

Keywords


distribution, endemism, Luzon, Mindanao, mosses, new records, Philippines, phytogeography

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea12512