Plagiothecium shevockii S. He (Plagiotheciaceae) is described and illustrated as a new moss species from Taiwan. It resembles P. paleaceum (Mitten) A. Jaeger in having similar orbicular leaves, but differs by its much stronger double costae, and its slenderly acute and denticulate leaf apices that have a group of differentiated, hyaline, thin-walled cells often bearing rhizoids.
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