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Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLS

Ariyo, Olusesan Ayodele [1].

Syntrichia cavallii (Negri) Ochyra a new Moss species in Southwest Nigeria.

Syntrichia cavallii (Negri) Ochyra specimen collected from Idanre hills,Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria is described as a new species to Nigeria. It is characterized by oblong-lanceolate, margin recurved. Nerve strong , excurrent. Mid-leaf cells hexagonal, basal cells rectangular, seta long, reddish , capsule cylindrical. The diagnostic characters are compared with those of most similar species. The distribution and habitat of the species is also discussed.

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1 - University Of Lagos, Botany & Microbiology, Akoka, Lagos, Lagos, 100001, Nigeria

Syntrichia cavallii
Southwest Nigeria
New Moss Species.

Presentation Type: Poster:Posters for Sections
Session: P
Location: Hall D/The Shaw Conference Centre
Date: Monday, July 27th, 2015
Time: 5:30 PM
Number: PBR001
Abstract ID:84
Candidate for Awards:None

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