The genus Leucophanes (Calymperaceae, Bryophyta) in Thailand
Keywords:bryophytes, Calymperaceae, Leucophanes, mosses, Thailand
A review of the genus Leucophanes Brid. in Thailand is presented based on the study of fresh and herbarium specimens. Four species are recognized, namely L. angustifolium Renauld & Cardot, L. candidum (Schwägr.) Lindb., L. glaucum (Schwägr.) Mitt. and L. octoblepharioides Brid. The genus is widely distributed in the southern half of the country. A key to species, descriptions and line drawings are provided, and notes on the ecology and geographical distribution of the species.