Taxonomic notes on Macromitrium catharinense (Bryopsida) with its new synonyms
22 April 2019Li, Dan Dan; guo, shuiliang; Fang, Yan Ming
Macromitrium catharinense Paris is a little known moss of the family Orthotrichaceae reported from Brazil. In the present paper, Macromitrium catharinense is re-evaluated taxonomically, including the new synonymizations of M. drewii H. Rob. from Ecuador and M. catharinense var. gracilius (Müll. Hal.) Paris from Brazil. The phenetic relationships between M. catharinense and other closely related species of Macromitrium from Brazil and Ecuador are also discussed.