Allen, B. & W.R. Buck. A new species of Pylaisia (Hypnaceae) from Peru

Arctoa (2015) 24: 21-23

doi: 10.15298/arctoa.24.03

Pylaisia afoninae is described from Peru. It is the first known dioicous species in the genus. Additional noteworthy features of the species are its strongly concave, long-acuminate leaves and extensively developed, opaque alar region.