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Leucophanes: A Genus Newly Added to the Moss Flora of West Bengal


Leucophanes octoblepharioides Brid., belonging to the family Calymperaceae, is reported for the first time in West Bengal from the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve. Detailed description of the species along with other relevant data are provided here.


Calymperaceae, Bryophyta, Leucophanes, Mangrove, Sundarban.


Author Biography

Pamela Saha

Faculty, Bijoy Krishna Girl's College

Animesh Maji

Research Associate

Central National Herbarium

K. Karthigeyan

Scientist - E, Central National Herbarium


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