World Wide Bryology
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- Bildatlas der Moose Deutschlands
Habitat photographs and photomicrographs of all the mosses of Germany as published in loose leaf format and now available online. A Michael Lüth production and a tremendous resource.
- Bryology in Bulgaria
Includes details on conservation and current research work.
- Central European Bryological laboratory
Includes images from expeditions around the world
Botanical Society - Bryological/Lichenological Section
Includes an excellent page of links.
- Dutch Bryological and Lichenological
Mainly in dutch, including a bibliography and check-lists.
- Bryology in Estonia
Includes a check-list, Red Data Book and introduction to the Bryophytes of Estonia
- Bryophytes de France
A site in French dealing with many aspects of French Bryology and with plenty of links
of Italian Mosses
Includes a database to generate distributional and ecological data for
A very attractive site, in Flemish,
with illustrations of local bryophytes and descriptions of the work of this local bryological society in the Belgian province of Limburg. Includes an excellent range of images of European species.
- Bryophytes of Luxembourg
Jean Werner's excellent site in French and English includes a check-list,
bibliography and some beautiful images.
- Bryological Association of SE Europe
An attractive new site from Marko Sabovljevic.
- European Bryophyte ex-situ conservation network
A new site devoted to resources for those involved in ex-situ conservation
- European Committee for the Conservation of Bryophytes
Bringing together European bryologists with an interest in conservation
- Nordic Bryological Society
Bryological Society (Sociedad Española de Briología)
Includes details of the Flora Briofítica Ibérica
and a bibliographic database.
- Swedish Museum of
Natural History - Dept of Cryptogamic Botany
Includes a checklist of Swedish Bryophytes and 'Cryptogam of the Month'
'Friends of Bryophytes' (Mossornas Vänner)
- Swiss Association
of Bryology and Lichenology (English Version)
Includes a checklist of the bryophytes of Switzerland, a bibliography,
some keys and a good page of links.
- National Inventory of Swiss Bryophytes
Includes maps, a checklist, the Red List, pictures, posters, and information on protected species.
- Naturräumliches Inventar der Schweizer Moosflora
This site, currently in German, includes an on-line Swiss bryophyte atlas
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mitteleuropa (BLAM)
The Bryological and Lichenological Working Group of Central Europe
Images of localities and plants seen during the 2001 BBS Meeting.
of the World
Tropical Bryology Group
The definitive tropical bryology site, with a wealth of resources available
- Guide to the bryophytes of sub-Saharan Africa
The web version of the evolving guide. Currently includes a key to the familes of mosses.
Bryological and Lichenological Society
The ABLS holds regular meetings and seminars, organises a specimen
exchange, and publishes The Bryologist and Evansia. There is also a
useful page of internet resources
Flora of North America
This project is well underway, and the website already includes peer
reviewed accounts of many taxonomic groups.
- International Association of Bryologists
International body for bryologists which produces publications (including
the newsletter The Bryological Times) and organises regular meetings.
- Australian National Botanic Gardens Bryophyte Pages includes a general introduction to bryophytes.
- Australian mosses online - a taxonomic site including maps, descriptions and ecological information
- Musgos de Chile
An evolving site from Juan Larrain Benoit, in Spanish, with images of plants and locations, as well as a bibliography, ecological notes etc.
- Bryological Society
Bryophyte specialist group
Includes some good images in 'Beautiful Moss World'
- Latin American Bryological
Society (Sociedad Latinoamericana de Briología)
- Briologia en el INECOL (Mexico)
Website in Spanish, with general introductions to bryophytes, morphology, phylogeny and classification of mosses. It offers a very useful RSS feed to recent literature on bryophytes.
- Gallery of the Bryophytes of Mexico
This is a collaborative effort to coordinate and promote on-line availability of photographs of bryophytes of Mexico. The gallery consists of pictures within albums arranged hierarchically.
- Mexican Bryology
- Missouri Botanical
Garden : Bryology Home Page
A tremendously useful site including the Index of Mosses database W³MOST,
bryological glossary, on-line bibliographic database and links to other
- The Mosses
A Japanese site including a checklist and some images.
- Moosbilder online
This is a section of Professor Jan-Peter Frahm's website that includes digital images of thousands of european bryophytes. Very useful indeed.
- New Zealand Plant Conservation Network
Includes information on mosses and liverworts and will shortly have an online database
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