A Journal of Neotropical Biodiversity
ISSN 1809-5348 (print), 2358-2847 (online)

Neodiversity - Article

A new species of the liverwort genus Microlejeunea (Lejeuneaceae) from Brazil

Cid José Passos Bastos
Silvana Brito Vilas Bôas-Bastos

Neodiversity, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 7-11

DOI: 10.13102/neod.101.2, Publication Date: 2017-09-25


The new species Microlejeunea jiboiensis C.J.Bastos & S.Vilas Bôas-Bastos (Lejeuneaceae, Marchantiophyta) from the state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil, is described and illustrated. The most striking diagnostic characters of the new species are the lobule with free margin folded inward and large, deeply bifid underleaves, with acute, diverging lobes.

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