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Frey, W. Frahm, J.-P., Fischer, E. & Lobin, W., 2006

The Liverworts, Mosses and Ferns of Europe

Keys to the entire European bryophyte and pteridophyte flora in a single, 500-page volume - hardly surprisingly there are no species accounts! But there are copious drawings and alternative keys for some groups, and each species entry decribes its status on Britain and Ireland.

Publisher Harley Books
Pages 512
ISBN 0-946589-70-4
Edition English, revised and edited by T.L. Blockeel
Coverage All the European species known at the time.
Illustrations Line drawings.
Identify Under a Compound Microscope (also useful to examine under a Stereo Microscope).
Specimen Prep. Most bryophytes require microscopic examination of leaf shape and cell structure. Pteridophytes can largely be identified on sight, perhaps with the aid of a hand lens.

Malcolm Storey

Taxonomic Scope

BRYOPHYTA (mosses and Liverworts) Identification Current
PTERIDOPHYTA (ferns and allies) Identification Current
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