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Vol. 13(2) - December 2002

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Bidin, A.A., K.H. Hussin & C.T. Koh. 2002. The fern allies Lycopodiaceae P. Beauv. ex Mirbel in Malaysia: variations in surface structure of the spores. Fol. Malays. 3: 49–66, illus.

Chandra, S. 2001. Additions to the Indian fern flora – II. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 25: 125–144. — It is most unfortunate that only the distribution in India is given, but several taxa are certainly Malesian as well.

Conant, D.S. & D.B. Stein. 2001. Phylogenetic and geographic relationships of the tree ferns (Cyatheaceae) on Mount Kinabalu. Sabah Parks Nat. J. 4: 25–43, illus. — Cyathea s.s. largely American; on Kinabalu 22 spp of Alsophila (7 spp, 4 endemic), Fourniera (1, 0), Gymnosphaera (3, 0), Sphaeropteris (2 subgen: 12, 2); notes on these groups and relevance to Kinabalu.

Das, S. & R.D. Dixit. 2001 (‘1996’). Taxonomy of the family Loxogrammaceae Ching ex Pic.-Ser. in India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 38: 64–95, illus. — Loxogramme: 20 spp, 3 new; key; synonymy, descriptions; specimens under taxa.

Dixit, R.D., B. Ghosh & R.K. Ghosh. 2001 (‘1996’). Nesopteris Copel. – a new generic record from the Nicobar Islands, India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 38: 137–140, illus. — Nesopteris grandis.

Dixit, R.D., S.R. Ghosh & R.K. Ghosh. 2000 (‘1995’). Adiantum latifolium Lam. – an introduced fern in India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 37: 117–119, illus. — From tropical America.

Kato, M., Y. Tanabe, N. Sahashi & N. Murakami. 2001. Taxonomic studies of Cheiropleuria (Dipteridaceae). Blumea 46: 513–525, illus. — 3 spp, 1 new; key; synonymy, descriptions; some specimens under taxa.

Korall, P. & P. Kenrick. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships in Selaginellaceae based on rbcL sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 89: 506–517, illus. —Monophyly for subgen Selaginella, Tetragonostachys, not for Stachygynandrum, Heterostachys, uncertain for Ericetorum; many groupings not morphologically recognized; most tropical spp apparently recent; resurrection spp evolved at least thrice.

Masuyama, S., Y. Yatabe, N. Murakami & Y. Watano. 2002. Cryptic species in the fern Ceratopteris thalictroides (L.) Brongn. (Parkeriaceae). I. Molecular analyses and crossing tests. J. Pl. Res. 115: 87–97, illus. — 3 cryptic species, all also in Malesia.

Maxwell, G.S. 2002. The mangrove fern: associate or true mangrove? Mem. Hong Kong Nat. Hist. Soc. 25: 117–121. — Acrostichum aureum a true mangrove species.

Nakaike, T. 2002. Index to distribution maps of pteridophytes in Asia (second edition). J. Nippon Fernist Club 3, Suppl. 1: viii, 151 pp, illus. — Alphabetical list of names with present identity or reference to publication(s).

Panchanan, B. & M.S. Mondal. 2001 (‘1998’). Notes on distribution and biology of Ceratopteris thalictroides (L.) Brongn. (Parkeriaceae) with special reference to spore production and fertility under pollution stress. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 40: 58–61, illus.

Rachata, P. & T. Boonkerd. 2001. Selaginella ciliaris (Retz.) Spring (Selaginellaceae), a new record for Thailand. Thai For. Bull., Bot. 29: 38–39. — Key to related Thai taxa.

Rolleri, C., M. Lavalle, A. Mengascini & M. Rodriguez. 2001. El género Marattia Sw. (Marattiales, Marattiaceae) en el paleo-trópico. Candollea 56: 97–113, illus. (In Spanish, Engl. summ.). — 5 spp, 4 Malesian; epidermal traits taxonomically useful; key; synonymy, notes; specimens (too few, only American herbaria and FI studied) under taxa.

Rydin, C. & N. Wikström. 2002. Phylogeny of Isoëtes (Lycopsida): resolving basal relationships using rbcL sequences. Taxon 51: 83–89, illus. — Two major groups not agreeing with morphology.

Sinha, B.K., S.K. Srivastava & R.D. Dixit. 2000. Floristic diversity of the pteridophytic flora of Great Nicobar Island, India: need to conserve. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 24: 507–555, illus. — 33 fam, 48 gen, 82 taxa, 4 endemic; keys; synonymy; brief des-criptions, notes.

Smith, A.R. & R.B. Cranfill. 2002. Intrafamilial relationships of the thelypteroid ferns (Thelypteridaceae). Amer. Fern J. 92: 131–149, illus. — Family monophyletic; 2 primary lineages.

Taylor, W.C. (Ed.). 2001. The evolution and diversification of the lycopods. Amer. Fern J. 91: 73–177, illus. — Proceedings of 1999 Symposium, St. Louis during the Botanical Congres; also paper on molecular research in Isoetes.