Borovichev E.A.1,2, Bakalin V.A.3, 4 2013. On Clevea pusilla (Steph.) Rubasinghe & D.G. Long (Cleveaceae, Marchantiophyta) in Asia // Arctoa. Vol. 22: 131–134 [in English].

1 Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute of the Kola Science Center of RAS, Kirovsk, Murmansk Provinсe, 184256, Russia; е-mail:

2 Institute of the Industrial Ecology Problems of the North of the Kola Science Center of RAS, Apatity, Murmansk Provinсe, 184209, Russia

3 Botanical Garden-Institute FEB RAS, Makovskogo Street, 142, Vladivostok, 690024, Russia; e-mail:

4 Institute of Biology and Soil Science FEB RAS, Stoletiya Vladivostoka Avenue 159, Vladivostok, 690022, Russia

KEYWORDS: Hepaticeae, Clevea, taxonomy, China.

ABSTRACT. Identification of a small collection of thallose liverworts from Inner Mongolia (China) has revealed Clevea pusilla (Steph.) Rubasinghe & D.G. Long, the species new for the province, rare and poorly known Himalaya-East Asian taxon variably treated in the current literature. A morphological description, illustrations and differentiating characters from closely related C. nana (Shimizu & S. Hatt.) Borovich. & Bakalin and C. spathysii (Lindenb.) Müll. Frib. are provided.

doi: 10.15298/arctoa.22.20

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