Hornworts of Australia: Three New Anthoceros L. (Anthocerotaceae) Species from New South Wales.

D. Christine Cargill, Ruth Palsson


Three new species of Anthoceros sect. Fusiformes are described, all occurring on the North West Slopes and Plains of New South Wales and all sharing spore characteristics of a smooth unornamented strip either side of the triradiate mark on the proximal face. Illustrations and a distribution map are provided for all species, along with a key to Australian Anthocerotaceae.


Anthoceros apocynon; Anthoceros palssoniae; Anthoceros wellmanii; section Fusiformes

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7751/telopea15398