Bakalin V.A.1, Choi S.-S.2, Sun B.-Y.3 2009. A new species of Tritomaria (Lophoziaceae) from the Korean Peninsula // Arctoa. Vol. 18: 163–166 [in English].

1 Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Stoletiya Vladivostoka Avenue, 159, Vladivostok 690022 Russia; e-mail: v_bak@list.ru

2 Faculty of Biological Sciences, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk Province, S. Korea. e-mail: hepaticae@chonbuk.ac.kr

3 Faculty of Biological Sciences, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk Province, S. Korea. e-mail: sunby@chonbuk.ac.kr

KEYWORDS: Tritomaria, hepatics,  taxonomy, new species, South Korea.

ABSTRACT. Tritomaria koreana Bakalin, S.–S. Choi & B.-Y. Sun is described as new to science from south of Korean Peninsula. The striking characteristics of the new species are green to whitish green 1-celled angular gemmae, 2-lobed leaves with unequal lobes, weakly papillose leaf cuticle – a combination not present in other members of the genus.

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doi 10.15298/arctoa.18.09