Colura irrorata (Spruce) Heinrichs, Y.Yu, Schäf.-Verw. & Pócs



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Myriocolea irrorata Spruce (1884) (basionym)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1857

Since rediscovered

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Spruce, R. M. (1884). Hepaticae Amazonicae et Andinae. Tribus I: Jubulae. Transactions and Proceedings of the Botanical Society Edinburgh 15: 1-308.

Other references:

Bryophyte Specialist Group. (2000). Myriocolea irrorata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39228A10177704. Accessed on 15 April 2022.

Gradstein, S. R. (1992). Threatened bryophytes of the neotropical rain forest: a status report. Tropical Bryology 6:83–93.

Hallingbäck, T. and Hodgetts, N. (eds). (2000). Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan for Bryophytes. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Heinrichs, Jochen et al. (2012). A 150 year-old mystery solved: Transfer of the rheophytic endemic liverwort Myriocolea irrorata to Colura. Phytotaxa 66: 55-64.

Hilton-Taylor, C. (2000). 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.


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