Discovery of a large population of Hygrolembidium isophyllum (Lepidoziaceae, Marchantiophyta) in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

Keywords: Nelson Island, distribution, Antarctic Specially Protected Area, liverwort


In February 2019, during fieldwork at Harmony Point, Nelson Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, a large population of the rare liverwort Hygrolembidium isophyllum (Lepidoziaceae) was discovered. The occurrence of this rare species reinforces the need to preserve Antarctic Specially Protected Area 133.


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Putzke, J., Ramos Ferrari, F., & Schaefer, C. E. (2020). Discovery of a large population of <im>Hygrolembidium isophyllum</im&gt; (Lepidoziaceae, Marchantiophyta) in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Polar Research, 39.
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