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Papers in the 'East African Bryophytes' series


Reference list of Literature to Identify Tropical African Bryophytes - Now out of date, but still a useful crib to <1991 monographic papers covering specific genera/families. Reference list of Literature to Identify Tropical African Bryophytes

Chuah-Petiot, M.S.; Pocs, T. (2003). Mosses, Liverworts & Hornworts of Kenya : An Illustrated guide with descriptions and figures of over 300 species and keys for identification. Nairobi, Kenya.

Fischer, E. ( 2013). Liverworts and Hornworts of Rwanda. Abc Taxa Vol 14: 552 pp.

Magill, R.E. Bryophyta. Part 1. Mosses: (1981) Fasc. 1. Sphagnaceae Grimmiaceae; (1987) Fasc. 2. Gigaspermaceae Bartramiaceae; (1998) Fasc. 3. Erpodiaceae - Hookeriaceae. In: Leistner. O.A. (ed.) Flora of Southern Africa. Pretoria: National Botanical Institute.

O’Shea, B.J. 2006. Checklist of the mosses of sub-Saharan Africa (version 5, 12/06). Tropical Bryology Research Reports, 6: 1252. [Download PDF]

Wigginton, M.J. (ed.) (2004). E.W Jones's Liverwort and Hornwort Flora of West Africa. National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Scripta Botanica Belgica 30. [The first fully illustrated and complete identification guide to the hepaticae of West Africa (Mauritania to Cameroon and Rio Muni and the Gulf of Guinea Islands).]

Wigginton, M.J. (2018) Checklist and distribution of the liverworts and hornworts of sub-Saharan Africa, including the East African Islands. Edition 4, 25th June 2018 [Download PDF]


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