Field Guide to the Mosses and Allied Plants of Southern Australia
A richly illustrated, full-colour identification guide to almost 500 mosses, liverworts and hornworts in southern Australia. The book includes an introduction to the bryophytes, information on the collection, storage and naming of specimens, indentification keys, descriptions, thumb-nail anatomical sketches and more than 250 beautiful colour photographs.
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