Allen B.1, Buck W.R.2 2015. A New Species of Pylaisia (Hypnaceae) from Peru // Arctoa. Vol. 24: 21–23 [in English].

1 Missouri Botanical Garden, P. O. Box, 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299, U.S.A.; e-mail:

2 New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126, U.S.A.; e-mail:

KEYWORDS: Hypnaceae, new species, Peru, Pylaisia

ABSTRACT. Pylaisia afoninae is described from Peru. It is the first known dioicous species in the genus. Additional noteworthy features of the species are its strongly concave, long-acuminate leaves and extensively developed, opaque alar region.

doi: 10.15298/arctoa.24.03

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