Lejeunea drehwaldii Heinrichs & Schäf.-Verw., 2012



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Sphaerolejeunea umbilicata


Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 2001



Colombia & Peru


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Heinrichs, Jochen et al. (2012). Sphaerolejeunea (Lejeuneaceae, Porellales) is a synonym of Lejeunea. Phytotaxa 69: 7-15. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.69.1.3 [Abstract]


Other references:

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

Reiner-Drehwald, M. E. and Drehwald, U. (2002). Sphaerolejeunea umbilicata (Lejeuneaceae), a critically endangered epiphyllous liverwort of the Andes. The Bryologist 105(3):422-430.


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