Moss species from Heard Island, 1987…

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Moss species from Heard Island, 1987 and 2000

Description

During an early summer visit in 2000, mosses were collected from sites around Heard Island. Three species, Bryoerythrophyllum recurvirostrum (Hedw.) P.C.Chen, Philonotis cf. tenuis (Taylor) Reichardt and Syntrichia filaris (Mull. Hal) R.H. Zander have been added to the list of moss species known from the island, bringing the total to 40 moss taxa. Syntrichia anderssonii (Angstrom) R.H. Zander was found with sporophytes, whereas previously its sporophytes were known in the subantarctic only from Macquarie Island. Extensions of range on Heard Island have been recorded for several species. There are few geographical differences in species composition between locations around the island, provided appropriate habitats exist.

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ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Metadata author
Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Administrative contact
Dave Connell

doi:10.15468/53nnhr

Published by

Australian Antarctic Data Centre

Publication Date

16-Nov-2011

Registration Date

26-May-2008

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