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Key to Australasian liverwort and hornwort genera



Liverworts and Hornworts - An identification and information tool on Liverworts and Hornworts in Australia and New Zealand.

Liverworts and hornworts, together with the mosses, make up the group of plants known as the bryophytes. This product presents the first comprehensive key to all 181 genera of liverworts and hornworts known from Australia and New Zealand.The latest Lucid Player provides an easy-to-use interface, with comprehensive fact-sheets, including a list of diagnostic characters for each genus and numerous photographs of macroscopic and microscopic features. More information.

Product Features:

  • An interactive key to the genera of liverworts and hornworts in Australasia
  • Diagnostic characters of each genus
  • Genus descriptions along with details of habitat and distribution
  • Up-to-date checklists of species in Australia and New Zealand
  • Literature references for each genus
  • In most cases, enables the identification even of sterile specimens
  • More than 1000 photographs and drawings
  • 90 characters to aid accurate identification
  • A comprehensive glossary of technical terms accessible by hyperlinks
  • An Introduction that provides an overview of liverwort and hornwort biology, evolution, taxonomy and biogeography in the Australasian region
  • Advice on how to collect and examine specimens

Price: $20.00 (excluding GST)

Produced and published by

The Centre for Biological Information Technology&Australian Biological Resources Study

Price: $22.00

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Version Number:  1.0 




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