Two acrocarpous mosses (Calymperes tahitense and Fissidens rombinsonii), additions to Main land India
Ananthaneni Sreenath and *Boyina Ravi Prasad Rao
Biodiversity Conservation Division, Department of Botany,
Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu -515003, Andhra Pradesh.
Two acrocarpous mosses, Calymperes tahitense and Fissidens rombinsonii, collected from the forests of East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh State, are new distributional records to Mainland India.
Keywords: New records, Mainland India, Acrocarpous Mosses
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Ananthaneni Sreenath and Boyina Ravi Prasad Rao, 2020. Two acrocarpous mosses (Calymperes tahitense and Fissidens rombinsonii), additions to Main land India. Bioscience Discovery, 11(1):07-10.
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