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The Liverwort Flora of Antarctica

Flora / FaunaOut of Print

By: Halina Bednarek-Ochyra, Ryszard Ochyra, Jiri Vana and Ronald I Lewis Smith

236 pages, 19 col photo, b/w illus, tabs

Polish Academy of Sciences, W Szafer Institute of Botany

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #117672 | ISBN: 8385444742
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Covers the whole of the Antarctic, i.e. all the land south of lat. 60°S including the South Sandwich Islands and the isolated island of Bouvetoya. The introductory chapters presenting topography, geology and climate, history of hepaticological exploration, the Antarctic vegetation and the geographical affinities of the hepatic flora are followed by a systematic treatment including keys to genera and species, illustrated descriptions of each of 27 species, taxonomic notes, local and global distributions maps and extensive citation of specimens and literature records. The first treatment of the hepatic flora of the Antarctic.

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