Mosses of Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia

Damanhuri, Ahmad and Maideen, Haja (2001) Mosses of Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 24 (1). pp. 23-28. ISSN 1511-3701

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A total of 43 species and 1 variety of mosses in 22 genera and 9 Families were observed in the Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Selangor. This represents 9.1% oj the 481 taxa of mosses reported For Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Seven species viz. Fissidens papiliosus, Syrrhopodon fimbriatulus, Pyrrhobryum latiFolium, Acroporium lamprophyllum, Papillidiopsis malayana, Radulina hamata and Trichosteleum mammosum are reported For the first time For the state of Selangor and Fissidens guangdongensis is a new record For Peninsular Malaysia. Calymperaceae is the largest Family with 5 genera and 18 species, Followed By Sematophyllaceae (8 genera, 10 species), Hypnaceae (3 genera, 5 species) and Fissidentaceae (l genus, 5 species).

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Keyword:Mosses, Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
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Deposited By: Farhana Yusof
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