The Moss Flora of Britain and Ireland / Edition 2

The Moss Flora of Britain and Ireland / Edition 2

by A. J. E. Smith, Ruth Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521546729

ISBN-13: 9780521546720

Pub. Date: 09/23/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book describes and illustrates the 760 species of mosses currently known to occur in the British Isles and incorporates the most up-to-date information available on classification and nomenclature, including recent synonyms. The descriptions provide information on frequency, ecology, geographical relationships and distribution, including information on protected…  See more details below

Overview

This book describes and illustrates the 760 species of mosses currently known to occur in the British Isles and incorporates the most up-to-date information available on classification and nomenclature, including recent synonyms. The descriptions provide information on frequency, ecology, geographical relationships and distribution, including information on protected species and those species at risk. This second edition incorporates the very considerable advances in our knowledge of mosses made over the last quarter of the twentieth century and will provide a unique resource for all concerned with these fascinating organisms. First Edition Hb (1978): 0-521-21648-6 First Edition Pb (1980): 0-521-29973-X

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521546720
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/23/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1026
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 2.01(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition; Acknowledgements; Preface to the second edition; Second edition acknowledgements; Introduction; Abbreviations; Conspectus of classification; Artificial key to the genera of British and Irish mosses; Sphagnopsida; Andreaeopsida; Polytrichopsida; Bryopsida; Geographical relationships of British and Irish mosses; Red List of mosses; British and Irish vice-counties; English names for British and Irish mosses; Glossary; Index.

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