New records of bryophytes in the states of Brazil

One hundred and sixteen (116) species of bryophytes are reported as new records for certain Brazilian states, distributed in 62 mosses, 53 liverworts and one hornworts. Those species are distributed among 67 genera and 36 families. Geographical distribution in Brazil, type locality, basyonym, comments on substrate, and about association with other bryophytes, when possible. The species Acrolejeunea heterophylla (Evans) Grolle & Gradst., Brachymenium wrightii var. mnioides (Besch.) Florsch., Cheilolejeunea myriantha (Nees & Mont.) Schust., Cololejeunea nigerica (E.W. Jones) Schust., Lejeunea filipes Spruce, Leucodon julaceus (Hedw.) Sull., Macromitrium clavatum Grout, Plagiochila asplenioides (L.) Dumort., Polytrichum brachymitrium C. Muell. and Pylaisiadelpha tenuirostris (Bruch & Schimp. ex Sull.) Buck are new records for Brazil.

mosses; liverworts; Bryophyta; Marchantiophyta; Anthocerotophyta; geographical distribution

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