Narin Printarakul, Arunothai Jampeetong, Udon Pongkawong, Phiangphak Sukkharak, Ekaphan Kraichak, Kanonrat Adulkittichai, Sahut Chantanaorrapint
Cryptogamie, Bryologie 42 (9), 143-148, (16 June 2021) https://doi.org/10.5252/cryptogamie-bryologie2021v42a9
KEYWORDS: new species, northern Thailand, pottiaceous moss, Koponobryum bengalense, Bryophyte diversity
Koponobryum papillosum Printarakul & Chantanaorr., sp. nov., is described as a second species of the genus found in Chiang Mai and Lamphun Provinces, northern Thailand. It is distinguished from K. bengalense (Gangulee) Arts by autoicous plants, papillose spores and axillary hairs consisting of one short basal cell and 1-4(5) longer upper cells. A taxonomic description, illustrations and SEM micrographs are presented.