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Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLS

Ariyo, Ayodele [1], Shonubi, Olusola [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, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Syntrichia cavallii (Negri) Ochyra
Southwest Nigeria
New Moss Species.

Presentation Type: Oral Paper:Papers for Sections
Session: 29
Location: River Fork/Grove
Date: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Number: 29003
Abstract ID:274
Candidate for Awards:None

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