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Studies on the genus Fontinalis (Musci: Fontinalaceae)


Fontinalis welchiana, a new species in the concave-leaved group ofFontinalis restricted to Arkansas, Missouri, and Illinois, differs fromF. novaeangliae by its slender size, dimorphic leaves, erect and strongly concave branch leaves, and lightly papillose exostome with ventral lamellae that are strongly rounded at the corners.Fontinalis allenii is a synonym ofF. antipyretica var.oreganensis.

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Allen, B.H. Studies on the genus Fontinalis (Musci: Fontinalaceae). Brittonia 40, 180–187 (1988).

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