Cloth $60.00 ISBN: 9781930723573 Will Publish January 2007 For sale in North and South America only

Moss Flora of China, Volume 4

Bryaceae to Timmiaceae

Edited by Li Xing-jiang, Marshall Crosby, and Si He

Moss Flora of China, Volume 4

Edited by Li Xing-jiang, Marshall Crosby, and Si He

Distributed for Missouri Botanical Garden Press

211 pages | 60 line drawings | 8 1/2 x 11
Cloth $60.00 ISBN: 9781930723573 Will Publish January 2007 For sale in North and South America only
China has about 2,500 species of mosses and has the richest and the most diverse moss flora in the Northern Temperate zone. This number is about 20% of all the mosses currently recognized in the world. Knowledge of the Chinese moss flora, like that of the vascular plant flora, is of importance to the understanding of the underlying dynamics of past plant migrations, vegetational history, and the significance of the local refugia in Asia. This volume treats 32 genera and 206 specific and infraspecific taxa. The following taxa are treated: Bryaceae, Mniaceae, Rhizogoniaceae, Hypnodendraceae, Aulacomniaceae, Meesiaceae, Bartramiaceae, Spiridentaceae, and Timmiaceae.
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