Lepidozia

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Lepidozia
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Lepidozia reptans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Marchantiophyta
Class: Jungermanniopsida
Order: Jungermanniales
Family: Lepidoziaceae
Genus: Lepidozia

Lepidozia is a genus of liverwort in family Lepidoziaceae. It was first proposed by Dumortier in 1835.[1]

Lepidozia is encompassed within the informal group: leafy II. This bright grass-green liverwort prefers old bark surfaces on the lower trunks of redwoods in Humboldt County, CA. It has pinnate branching, incubous leaf insertion, as well as leaves and underleaves that are 3-4 lobed and divided <0.5 of their length.[2]

It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Engel, John J.; Schuster, Rudolf Mathias (2001). "Austral Hepaticae 32 : a revision of the genus Lepidozia (Hepaticae) for New Zealand". Fieldiana. Botany. 42 (Publication 1513): 1. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.2543. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  2. ^ Marie Antoine- Bryologist at Humboldt State University