Three New Records of Pottiaceae (Musci) from Egypt

  • HM Shabbara
Keywords: mosses, Barbula sardoa, Didymodon ceratodentus, Syntrichia fragilis, Nile Delta.

Abstract

Three taxa of Pottiacea; Barbula sardoa (Schimp.) J.P. Frahm, Didymodon
ceratodentus (Müll.Hal.) Dixon and Syntrichia fragilis (Taylor) Ochyra collected from Nile Delta are new records to Egypt. This increases the number of taxa known from Egypt to 187. D. ceratodentus and S. fragilis are new records to North Africa.
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