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An annotated checklist of the bryophytes of Taita Hills region, Kenya

Author:
Enroth, Johannes, Pócs, Tamás, He, Xiaolan, Nyqvist, Petri, Stam, Åsa, Malombe, Itambo, Rikkinen, Jouko
Source:
Acta Musei Silesiae, Scientiae Naturales 2019 v.68 no.1-2 pp. 53-66
ISSN:
2336-3207
Subject:
Bryophyta, Metzgeria, mosses and liverworts, Kenya
Abstract:
Based on previous literature and our own collections, we list 285 bryophyte species (142 liverworts, 143 mosses) from the Taita Hills region (including Mt. Kasigau and Maktau Hill) in SE Kenya. New records for Kenya include the liverworts Archilejeunea elobulata Steph., Bazzania nitida (F. Weber) Grolle, Cololejeunea grossepapillosa (Horik.) N. Kitag., Diplasiolejeunea kraussiana (Lindenb.) Steph., D. villaumei Steph., Lejeunea amaniensis E.W. Jones, L. cyathearum E.W. Jones, Lopholejeunea laciniata E.W. Jones, Metzgeria crassipilis (Lindb.) A. Evans, M. nudifrons Steph., Plagiochila boryana (F. Weber) Nees, and P. moenkemeyeri Steph., and the mosses Leucophanes hildebrandtii Müll. Hal. and Neckeromnion lepineanum (Mont.) S. Olsson, Enroth, Huttunen & D. Quandt. A further 22 liverworts and 13 mosses previously known from other parts of Kenya are reported for the first time from the Taita Hills region.
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6539416