A Diversity Account of Bryaceae (Bryophyta: Musci) of Nepal

  • Nirmala Pradhan Natural History Museum, Tribhuvan University, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Sanu Devi Joshi Natural History Museum, Tribhuvan University, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
Keywords: Bryoflora, cosmopolitan, diversity, distribution, species

Abstract

Bryums are diverse mosses distributed widely throughout the country. The species diversity of Bryaceae which were documented in various periods has been presented here. This paper includes 82 species including three subspecies and five varieties under seven genera of the total recorded 1150 bryofloral species in Nepal so far. Besides published records, the field survey of the first author within last five years has also been included here.

Key words: Bryoflora; cosmopolitan; diversity; distribution; species

Journal of Natural History Museum Vol. 23, 2008 Page 19-26

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Author Biographies

Nirmala Pradhan, Natural History Museum, Tribhuvan University, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
Officer; Natural History Museum, Tribhuvan University, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
Sanu Devi Joshi, Natural History Museum, Tribhuvan University, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
Professor; Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
Published
2009-06-04
How to Cite
Pradhan, N., & Joshi, S. (2009). A Diversity Account of Bryaceae (Bryophyta: Musci) of Nepal. Journal of Natural History Museum, 23, 19-26. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnhm.v23i0.1836
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