Studies in the liverwort family Metzgeriaceae (Metzgeriales) from southern Africa. 3. The widespread species

Nonkululo Phephu, Jacques van Rooy

Abstract


This is the third and final article on the taxonomic revision of southern African Metzgeriaceae. The widespread species, Metzgeria consanguinea, M. furcata and M. leptoneura are described, illustrated and their geographical distributions mapped. Metzgeria furcata is newly reported from Lesotho, Free State and Gauteng Province of South Africa.

Keywords


Metzgeriaceae; Plant systematics; southern Africa

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea8533