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Bryological and Lichenological Section/ABLS

Ariyo, Olusesan [1], Shonubi, Olusola [2], Oyesiku, O.O [3].

Syntrichia cavallii (Negri) Ochyra. A new moss specie from Southwest Nigeria.

Syntrichia cavallii is described and illustrated as a new specie from Idanre hills Ondo State southwest Nigeria. It is an acrocarpous moss, plants green to reddish-brown. Stem is 3cm long, simple or little branched. It grows in dense tufts on ground on soil-capped rock surfaces. It is characterized mainly by margin recurved nerve strong usually excurrent with short or long hyaline hair point .Mid-leaf cells hexagonal to subquadrate. Basal cells rectangular, seta long reddish to yellow, capsule cylindrical.

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1 - UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, BOTANY&MICROBIOLOGY, AKOKA, LAGOS, LAGOS, 100001, Nigeria
2 - University Of Lagos, Department Of Botany And Microbiology, University Of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, N/A, NA, Nigeria
3 - Olabisi Onabanjo University, Plant Science & Applied Zoology, Ago- Iwoye, Ogun, NIGERIA

Keywords:
Syntrichia cavallii
Moss specie
Southwest Nigeria.

Presentation Type: Poster:Posters for Sections
Session: P
Location: Battelle South/Convention Center
Date: Monday, July 9th, 2012
Time: 5:30 PM
Number: PBR003
Abstract ID:351


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