Title

Notes on the diversity and floristic affinity of mosses (Musci, Bryophyta) from Zambales Mountain range, Luzon Island, Philippines

College

College of Science

Department/Unit

Biology

Document Type

Article

Source Title

Phytotaxa

Volume

388

Issue

1

First Page

69

Last Page

97

Publication Date

1-14-2019

Abstract

© 219 Magnolia Press. The moss flora of Zambales Mountain Range of Luzon Island, Philippines is updated based on recent and herbarium collections and is found to consist of 268 species in 126 genera. The Zambales collections yield Ectropothecium sp., a probable new species and six new records for the Philippine moss flora: Ectropothecium callichroides, E. filicaule, E. planulum, Neckeromnion calcutense, Papillidiopsis stissophylla, and Splachnobryum oorschotii. Likewise, Gammiella tonkinensis, Gymnostomiella longinervis, Leucobryum arfakianum, and Rhaphidostichum bunodicarpum are new records for Luzon Island. Additionally, the affinity of mosses in Zambales Mountain Range to other known floristically distinct areas and islands in the archipelago is discussed.

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Digitial Object Identifier (DOI)

10.11646/phytotaxa.388.1.3

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