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10 January 2020 New Pottiaceae Genera to the Moss Flora of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula
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Hyophila Brid., Leptophascum (Müll.Hal.) J.Guerra & M.J.Cano and Plaubelia Brid. are new genera to the bryoflora of Saudi Arabia while the last two genera are new to the Arabian Peninsula. All these genera are represented by one species each namely; Hyophila baginsensis Müll.Hal., Leptophascum leptophyllum (Müll.Hal.) J.Guerra & M.J.Cano and Plaubelia involuta (Magill) R.H.Zander. Hyophila baginsensis is a new record to the bryoflora of Asia continent. The new recorded species are described and illustrated. Their sites, habitats, distribution, elements and some floristic remarks are given.

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Mai A. Taha, Hanaa M. Shabbara, and Manal M. Aseeri "New Pottiaceae Genera to the Moss Flora of Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula," Cryptogamie, Bryologie 41(1), 1-9, (10 January 2020). https://doi.org/10.5252/cryptogamie-bryologie2020v41a1
Received: 4 March 2019; Accepted: 19 September 2019; Published: 10 January 2020
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