The Liverwort Genus Marchantia (Marchantiaceae) of Mount Sibayak North Sumatra, Indonesia

Authors

  • Etti Sartina Siregar
  • Nunik S. Ariyanti
  • Sri S. Tjitrosoedirdjo

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11598/btb.2013.20.2.327

Abstract

Study on the Hepaticae (Liverworts) of Sumatra is very scanty including the knowledge on the genus of Marchantia (Marchantiaceae). This study was conducted to explore the diversity of Marchantia in Mount Sibayak North Sumatra, Indonesia. There are seven species of Marchantia in Mount Sibayak North Sumatra, five of the species are previously known: Marchantia acaulis, M. emarginata, M. geminata, M. paleacea, and M. treubii; two of the species are new records for Sumatra (M. polymorpha and M. rubribarba). An identification key of the genus Marchantia from Mount Sibayak, North Sumatra is provided.Key words: Marchantia, Mount sibayak, North Sumatra

Author Biography

Etti Sartina Siregar

Plant Biology Graduate Program, Graduate School, Bogor Agricultural University, IPB-Campus Darmaga, Bogor, Indonesia.Departement of Biology, Faculty of Mathematic and Sains, University of Sumatra Utara, Medan-Indonesia

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Published

2014-02-27

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