Borovichev, E.A. & V.A. Bakalin. On Clevea pusilla (Steph.) Rubasinghe & D.G. Long (Cleveaceae, Marchantiophyta) in Asia

Arctoa (2013) 22: 131-133


Identification of a small collection of thallose liverworts from Inner Mongolia (China) has revealed Clevea pusilla (Steph.) Rubasinghe & D.G. Long, the species new for the province, rare and poorly known Himalaya-East Asian taxon variably treated in the current literature. A morphological description, illustrations and differentiating characters from closely related C. nana (Shimizu & S. Hatt.) Borovich. & Bakalin and C. spathysii (Lindenb.) Müll. Frib. are provided.