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New records for the bryophyte flora of the Brazilian Amazon

Novos registros para as briófitas da Amazonia brasileira


Results from recent botanical excursions in northern Brazil include 38 new state and country records. In summary, seven (five liverworts and two mosses) taxa are newly confirmed for Brazil, 18 (10 liverworts and eight mosses) new to Amazonas state and 20 (16 liverworts and four mosses) new to Roraima state.

Key words:
Amazon; bryophytes; distributions; flora; new records; Tepuis

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