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Pleurophascum occidentale: A New Moss from Western Australia
Robert Wyatt and Ann Stoneburner
Vol. 92, No. 3 (Autumn, 1989), pp. 299-301
Published by: American Bryological and Lichenological Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3243395
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Pleurophascum occidentale is described as a new species from Albany, Western Australia. It differs strongly from Pleurophascum grandiglobum, the only other species in the endemic Southern Hemisphere family Pleurophascaceae. In particular, P. occidentale is a larger plant, 2-3 cm tall, with elliptic leaves about 6 mm long and 2.5 mm wide. The acute apex narrows into a flexuose, hoary, serrate hairpoint.
The Bryologist © 1989 American Bryological and Lichenological Society