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Sporophyte records of the moss Dicranum tauricum Sapjegin in the Czech Republic

Zuzana Skoupá / Jan Kučera
  • Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branišovská 1760, CZ-370 05 České Budějovice
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Published Online: 2016-04-29 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cszma-2016-0010


Sporophytes were for the first time recorded in three populations of Dicranum tauricum in the Czech Republic. Until now, such records were extremely scarce in Central Europe. Two populations observed concurrently at nearby localities were found in markedly different phenophases, whereas two populations observed at different localities in spring and autumn seemed to develop synchronously. The sporophytes are illustrated with conventional and SEM photography.

Keywords: Dicranum tauricum; sporophyte; phenology; Central Europe


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Published Online: 2016-04-29

Published in Print: 2016-03-01

Citation Information: Acta Musei Silesiae, Scientiae Naturales, Volume 65, Issue 1, Pages 83–87, ISSN (Online) 2336-3207, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cszma-2016-0010.

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