Bazzania bhutanica (Lepidoziaceae, Marchantiophyta) – a critically endangered liverwort recorded in Indian bryoflora
Siddhartha Singh Deo and D. K. SinghS. Singh Deo, Botanical Survey of India, Central National Herbarium, Howrah – 711 103, India. – D. K. Singh (firstname.lastname@example.org), Botanical Survey of India, CGO Complex, 3rd MSO Building, F Block (5th Floor), Salt Lake Sector I, Kolkata – 700 064, India.
Bazzania bhutanica N.Kitag. & Grolle, a critically endangered species previously known only from Bhutan, has been recorded for the first time in Indian bryoflora from West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh. The species is characterized by typical ‘Acromastigum-like’ appearance, crenulate leaf and underleaf margins and 2–3-lobed underleaves.