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Isoetes mourabaptistae, a new species from Southern Brazil

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:J. B. Pereira, Windisch, P. G., Lorscheitter, M. L., Labiak, P. H.
Journal:American Fern Journal
Pagination:174 - 180
Date Published:2012///
Keywords:aquatic plants, diversity, Isoetaceae, lycophytes, taxonomy

Isoetes mourabaptistae, a new species from southern Brazil, is described, illustrated, and compared to the most similar species. This new species is apparently restricted to southern Brazil, and is characterized by cristate to irregularly reticulate megaspores and microechinate microspores. It is an aquatic plant, occurring among submersed rocks along rivers, at about 9001100 m in elevation. © 2012, American Fern Society.

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