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Isoetes pedersenii, a new species from southern South America

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:C. Macluf, Torres, E. I. Meza, Solís, S. M.
Journal:Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias
Pagination:353 - 359
Date Published:2010///
Keywords:Argentina, Corrientes, Isoetes, Lycophyta, New species

The name Isoetes pedersenii H.P. Fuchs (Lycophyta), a species known only from the Mburucuyá National Park, Corrientes, Argentina, is validated. Observations were carried out on herbarium material with stereoscopic, light and scanning electron microscopes. The species is described and typified. A diagnosis and discussion about its distribution and its relationship with the morphology of other species of Isoetes are provided.

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