The first of three volumes describing and illustrating more than 1000 species of Australian mosses. Together they represent the first national account of these diverse and ecologically significant organisms. The main features of the first volume are: an introduction documenting 200 years of research on Australian mosses; moss classification and an overview of morphology and sexuality; an account of ecology and biodiversity; the origin and evolution of mosses; fossil bryophytes; and a key to the more than 300 genera of mosses known from Australia and its island territories.
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(248mm x 174mm x mm)
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
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