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Brachythecium erythrorrhizon Schimp. (Brachytheciaceae: Bryopthyta) – New to India


The moss Brachythecium erythrorrhizon was collected while exploring the Palani Hills in the Western Ghats for bryophytes. This is a new record for India and hence, a description with a photographic plate is provided.


Bryophyta, Palani Hills, Western Ghats.


Author Biography

D. T. T. Daniels

Research Scholar

C. P. Ben

Assistant Professor

A. E. D. Daniels

Associate Professor and Head


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