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Orthotrichum affine var. bohemicum (Orthotrichaceae), a new variety of epiphytic moss from the Czech Republic
- Plášek, Vítězslav, Sawicki, Jakub, Marková, Ivana, Wierzcholska, Sylwia
- Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 2011 v.80 no.4 pp. 335-340
- epiphytes, mosses and liverworts, new variety, peristome, phylogeny, scientific illustration, stomata, taxon descriptions, teeth, Czech Republic
- Orthotrichum affine var. bohemicum Plášek & Sawicki, var. nova, is a confirmed record of a new variety from the Czech Republic. The new taxon is described and illustrated by photos and drawing. It is characterized by having superficial stomata and a peristome with 16 endostome segments (practically as long as exostome teeth). Molecular data indicating the phylogenetic placement of the species are presented.