Hymenophyllum chamaecyparicola T.C.Hsu & Z.X.Chang, a new filmy fern species (Hymenophyllaceae) has been described from Taiwan and illustrated based on morphological and phylogenetic evidence. Although the new species resembles members in the subgenus Mecodium, namely H. wrightii, our plastid phylogeny has revealed that it is genetically distant from H. wrightii and forms a clade nested within subg. Hymenophyllum. The most notable characteristic to differentiate H. chamaecyparicola from related species is the presence of minute spathulate hairs on the surface of the rachis and veins. Hymenophyllum chamaecyparicola is currently only known from a small area in northern Taiwan, and endemic to that country.
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Occurrence; filmy fern; Hymenophyllum; new species; Taiwan
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|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-1.406, 68.555], North East [37.719, 130.078]|
This project had been co-funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (109-2621-B-007-001-MY3, 111-2628-B-007-006-MY3)
|Title||DNA barcoding Asian Pteridophytes (1): 1.5KP DNA-referenced Collections from Taiwan and Southeast Asian Countries|
|Funding||Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan|
The personnel involved in the project:
Field collection, and survey historical collections in herbaria
|Study Extent||Hymenophyllum specimen collections from Asia|
Method step description:
- Morphological and phylogenetic analyses, and re-identification of previous collections in herbaria.