Ignatov M.S.1, Pavlov V.N.2 1998. Calliergonella cuspidata (Hedw.) Loeske (Musci) – a new genus for tropical Africa // Arctoa. Vol.7: 81–82 [in English].

1 Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences, Botanicheskaya 4, Moscow 127276 Russia

2 Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow 119234 Russia

KEYWORDS: new record, tropical Africa, Calliergonella cuspidata, Ethiopia, disjunctive distribution.

ABSTRACT. Calliergonella cuspidata (Hedw.) Loeske (Musci, Amblystegiaceae), a widespread boreal moss found in Ethiopian mountains, at 3700 m. Previously in Africa this species was known only from the northernmost Marocco and Algeria. The distribution of this species outside Holarctic is discussed.

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