Recent Advances in Botanical Science

Recent Advances in Botanical Science

Contemporary Research on Bryophytes

This reference provides information about recent trends in bryology in parts of India, tropical rainforests and arctic regions. Bryophytes are the earliest land plants and quite fascinating in ...
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Bryodiversity, Threats and Conservation of Liverworts and Hornworts of Kolhapur District (Maharashtra), India

Pp. 134-158 (25)

Rajendra Ananda Lavate

Abstract

Bryodiversity, including liverworts and hornworts strongly concentrated in the humid tropics is ecologically very significant. The present paper provides the first hand consolidated account of 42 species of liverworts and hornworts belonging to 19 genera and 13 families of Kolhapur District. It includes a detailed account of the bryodiversity, causes of threats and action plan for their conservation, monitoring and management.

Keywords:

Bryodiversity, Liverworts, Hornworts, Conservation, Maharashtra.

Affiliation:

Raje Ramrao Mahavidhyalaya, Jath-416 404; Dist. Sangli (M.S.), India