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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien 1(3): 419. 1902. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : provisional
Notes     (Last Modified On 10/12/2016)
A monotypic genus, Calyptopogon mnioides (Schwägr.) Broth. exhibits an Austral-Antarctic distribution, in the Neotropics reported from Ecuador. The intramarginal border consisting of smooth, porose cells, and papillose laminal cells, and presence of dorsal stereid band, in combination with habitat are diagnostic. Apparently only known from the Neotropics based on a collection made in the 19th century by Jameson from Ecuador labeled “Andes Quitenses.” 

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