• Mateus Fernandes de Oliveira Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Gabriel Felipe Peñaloza-Bojacá Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Thamara Arão Feletti Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Pablo Oliveira Santos Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
  • Adaíses Simone Maciel-Silva Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais


Sexual system, Mosses, polyoicy


Bryophytes offer valuable insights into plant life histories, encompassing diverse reproductive systems. However, comprehensive data on tropical species, especially those inhabiting rare and threatened environments like ferruginous rocky outcrops, remain scarce. Here, we investigate the reproductive biology of Brachymenium consimile (Mitt.) A. Jaeger, with a focus on its sexual system. Our investigation reveals a wide spectrum of sexual expressions in gametophytes, signifying a polyoicous sexual system, thereby challenging prior dioicous classifications. These findings enrich our understanding of bryophyte reproduction, underscoring the imperative for further research in this domain.


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Fernandes de Oliveira, M., Peñaloza-Bojacá, G. F., Feletti, T. A., Santos, P. O., & Maciel-Silva, A. S. (2023). ADVANCING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY OF BRACHYMENIUM CONSIMILE (MITT.) A. JAEGER (BRYACEAE, BRYOPHYTA). Journal of Geospatial Modelling, 3(1), 27–31. Recuperado de