Philonotis brevifolia Herzog (1954)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 22 March 1940 (Jimenez et al., 2016) or later

Rediscovered on 16 January 2007 (Jimenez et al., 2016)



Patagonia, southern Chile


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Herzog, T. (1954). Zur Bryophytenflora Chiles. Revue bryologique et lichénologique 23: 27-99.


Other references:

Jimenez, Soledad, Suárez, Guillermo M. and Larraín, Juan. (2016). Rediscovery and Lectotypification of Philonotis brevifolia Herzog (Bartramiaceae, Bryophyta), a Neglected Species from Chile. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 37(2): 113-118.

Seki, T. (1974). A moss flora of Provincia de Aisén, Chile. Results of the Second Scientific Expedition to Patagonia by Hokkaido and Hiroshima Universities, 1967. Journal of science of Hiroshima nniversity, Series B, Div. 2, 15: 9-101.


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