Lectotypication of Acroporium hyalinum (Reinw. ex Schwägr.) Mitt. (Hypnales: Sematophyllaceae).

Chua, Mung Seng and Ho, Boon Chuan and Monica Suleiman, and Qin Zuo, and Dian, Xing Zhang and Li Zhang, (2018) Lectotypication of Acroporium hyalinum (Reinw. ex Schwägr.) Mitt. (Hypnales: Sematophyllaceae). Journal of Plant Systematics, 21. pp. 175-185. ISSN 0312-9764

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Abstract

Acroporium hyalinum (Reinw. ex Schwägr.) Mitt., an older name for Acroporium stramineum (Reinw. & Hornsch.) M.Fleisch., is applied here in accordance with the principle of nomenclatural priority. Acroporium hyalinum is broadly circumscribed by its erect-spreading, ovate-lanceolate leaves with short acuminate tips. Its infra-speci¬c delimitation, however, has not been clearly resolved. Based on careful examination of nearly 200 specimens, including 35 types associated with A. hyalinum and its synonyms, all the three varieties proposed by Tan (1994) are accepted here as Acroporium hyalinum (Reinw. ex Schwägr.) Mitt. var. hyalinum,A. hyalinum var. hamulatum (M.Fleisch.) M.S.Chua & B.C.Ho, and A. hyalinum var. turgidum (M.Fleisch.) M.S.Chua & B.C.Ho, the latter two names being new combinations. Descriptions and an identi¬cation key of these three varieties are provided, along with taxonomic notes and illustrations. Lectotypi¬cation of Hypnum hyalinum Reinw. & Hornsch. is proposed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acroporium hyalinum, moss taxonomy, Sematophyllaceae, lectotypication
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: SCHOOL > Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2019 23:32
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2019 23:32
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/24311

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