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Vol. 12 (8) - Januari 2001

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Life and work of Johannes Hedwig are described in a series of papers in Nova Hedwigia 70 (2000) 1–64.

Akiyama, H. 1999. Genetic variation of the asexually reproducing moss, Takakia lepidozioides. J. Bryol. 21: 177–182, illus. — Moderate within, low between populations.

Allen, B. & R.A. Pursell. 2000. A reconsideration of the systematic position of Splachnobryum. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 88: 139–145, illus. — With Pottiales rather than the Funariales.

Arikawa, T. & M. Higuchi. 1999. Phylogenetic analysis of the Plagiotheciaceae (Musci) and its relatives based on rbcL gene sequences. Cryptog., Bryol. 20: 231–245, illus. — Pleurocarpous mosses monophyletic; Plagiothecium monophyletic; Taxiphyllum not closely related; Hypnaceae paraphyletic.

Asthana, A.K. & V. Nath. 1999. Distributional patterns of the genus Folioceras Bharad. in India. Cryptog., Bryol. 20: 257–265, illus. — 12 spp, some Malesian; key; synonymy, diagnoses.

Beckert, S., S. Steinhauser, H. Muhle & V. Knoop. 1999. A molecular phylogeny of bryophytes based on nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial nad5 gene. Pl. Syst. Evol. 218: 179–192, illus. — Mosses and liverworts sister groups; monophyly of liverworts, mosses, Jungermanniidae, Marchantiidae, Bryidae supported; recognition of Hypnanae, Dicrananae; Bryidae distinct from Andreaeales, Polytrichales, Sphagnales, Tetraphidales; Buxbaumiales intermediate; jungermaniid and marchantiid taxa separated.

Buck, W.R., B. Goffinet & A.J. Shaw. 2000. Testing morphological concepts of orders of pleurocarpous mosses (Bryophyta) using phylogenetic reconstructions base on TRNL-TRNF and RPS4 sequences. Molec. Phylogen. Evol. 16: 180–198, illus. — Pleurocarpous mosses (excl. Cyrtopodaceae) monophyletic: Hypnidae; Leucodontales paraphyletic; Hypnales monophyletic, sister to hookerialean lineage; Hypopterygiaceae, Hookeriales and some other genera basal within Hypnidae; mode of branching and reduced peristomes homoplastic at ordinal level.

Chiang, T.-Y. 2000. Phylogeny of the Hylocomiaceae (Mosses, order Hypnales) inferred from ontogenetic and morphological characteristics. Taiwania 45: 66–94, illus. — Monophyly supported when Rhytidiaceae are excluded.

Chiang, T.-Y. & B.A. Schaal. 2000. Molecular evolution of the atpB-rbcL noncoding spacer of chloroplast DNA in the moss family Hylocomiaceae. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. (Taipei) 41: 85–92, illus. — Origin 29 Mbp; monophyletic, but no Malesian taxa included.

Cox, C.J., B. Goffinet, A.E. Newton, A.J. Shaw & T.A.J. Hedderson. Phylogenetic relationships among the diplolepideous-alternate mosses (Bryidae) inferred from nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences. Bryologist 103: 224–241, illus. — Bryidae paraphyletic.

Derda, G.S. & R. Wyatt. 1999. Isozyme evidence regarding the origins of three allopolyploid species of Polytrichastrum (Polytrichaceae, Bryophyta). Pl. Syst. Evol. 220: 27–53, illus.

Du, G.-S., M.-Z. Wang & Y.-L. Zhang. 2000. Observations of spore morphology of some acrocarpous mosses in China. Acta Bot. Yunnan. 22: 277–281, illus. (but not of the spores!).

Enroth, J. 1999. A review of the rheophytic Neckeraceae (Musci). Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 121–127.

Farge, C. la, et 6 al. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships within the haplolepideous mosses. Bryologist 103: 257–276, illus. — Based on 3 cpDNA regions; traditional families supported.

Frahm, J.-P. 1999. Taxonomische Notizen zur Gattung Campylopus XVIII. Trop. Bryol. 17: 19–20. — E.g. Campylopus gedehensis reduced to C. macgregorii.

Frahm, J.-P. 2000. New combinations in the genera Atractylocarpus and Metzlera. Trop. Bryol. 18: 115–117. — Caused by failure to conserve Atractylocarpus: all species but one (the type) formerly in it become Metzlera, while all species of Campylopodiella become Atractylocarpus.

Frahm, J.P., J. Ahmed, M. Hagen & M. Peles. 2000. Revision der Gattung Rhabdoweisia (Musci, Dicranaceae). Trop. Bryol. 18: 161–172, illus. (In German, Engl. summ.). — 4 spp, 1 Malesian; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Frahm, J.-P., T. Klöcker, R. Schmidt & C. Schröter. 2000. Revision der Gattung Amphidium. Trop. Bryol. 18: 173–184, illus. — Reduced to 3 spp, 1 Malesian; A. papillosum sp. dub.

Furuki, T. 1999. Taxonomic studies of Asiatic species of Aneuraceae (Hepaticae). VII. Riccardia grollei Furuki, sp. nov. from Southeast Asia. Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 139–142, illus.

Gao, C., T. Cao & X. Fu. 2000. Types of spore dispersal of mosses in relation to evolution system. Acta Bot. Yunnan. 22: 268–276, illus. (In Chinese, Engl. summ.). — Five types of spore dispersal; new system of families proposed; 4 invalid (supra-) familial names.

Gao, C. & M.R. Crosby (Eds.). 1999. Moss flora of China. English version. 1. Sphagnaceae–Leucobryaceae: viii, 273, illus.

Goffinet, B. & C.J. Cox. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships among basal-most arthrodontous mosses with special emphasis on the evolutionary significance of the Funariineae. Bryologist 103: 212–223, illus.

Gradstein, S.R. & J. Vána. 1999. On the taxonomy of Kymatocalyx and Stenorrhipis (Cephaloziellaceae). Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 155–170, illus. — Ruttnerella, Stenorrhipis reduced; 4 spp, 1 new, 2 new comb; key; synonymy, descriptions.

Grolle, R. & M.L. So. 1999. Notes on Plagiochila subgenus Paraplagiochila (Hepaticae). J. Bryol. 21: 197–199. — 5 spp; key; synonymy, notes.

Grolle, R & M.L. So. 1999. On the Plagiochila species of sect. Zonatae with paraphyllia or mammillose stems (Hepaticae). Syst. Bot. 24: 297–310, illus. — 10 spp, some Malesian; new subsect; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Grolle, R. & M.L. So. 2000. Notes on Plagiochila section Firmae (Hepaticae). Syst. Bot. 25: 5–14, illus. — 8 spp, 1 new; key; synonymy, notes.

Grolle, R. & R.-L. Zhu. 2000. A study of Drepanolejeunea subg. Rhaphidolejeunea (Herzog) Grolle & R.L. Zhu, stat. nov. (Hepaticae, Lejeuneaceae) in China with notes on its species elsewhere. Nova Hedwigia 70: 373–396, illus. — 6 spp in China; key to all 11, 4 Malesian.

He, S. & J.A. Snider. 2000. A taxonomic revision of Symphyodon (Musci: Symphyodontaceae). Bryologist 103: 52–81, illus. — 15 spp; key, synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Iwatsuki, Z. & T. Suzuki. 1999. The status of Fissidens involutus and F. curvato-involutus (Musci, Fissidentaceae). Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 217–220, illus. — Distinct.

Konrath, M.J. von & J.E. Braggins. 1999. The epiphyllous habit in hepatic genus Frullania. Trop. Bryol. 17: 103–113, illus. — No reference to the occurrence of this life form in Malesia (see fig. 1, table 1).

Koponen, T. 1999. Notes on Philonotis (Musci, Bartramiaceae). 4. Taxonomic evaluation of vegetative propagules. Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 221–224, illus.

Kürschner, H. 2000. Claopodium prionophyllum (C. Müll.) Broth., a remarkable tropical Asian species in the moss flora of the Arabian Peninsula and further additions for Oman, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Studies in Arabian bryophytes 26. Nova Hedwigia 70: 127–134, illus.

Luna, E. de, et 7 al. 2000. Ordinal phylogeny within the hypnobryalean pleurocarpous mosses inferred from cladistic analyses of three chloroplast DNA sequence data sets: trnL-F, rps4, and rbcL. Bryologist 103: 242–256, illus. — Group monophyletic, Hookeriales most basal, but for the Hypnales and Leucodontales results do not correspond with current taxonomic concepts.

Maeda, S., K. Kosuge, D. Gonzalez, E. de Luna & H. Akiyama. 2000. Molecular phylogeny of the suborder Leucodontineae (Musci; Leucodontales) inferred from rbcL sequence data. J. Pl. Res. 113: 29–38, illus. — E.g. Cryphaeaceae in same clade as Leucodontaceae.

Maier, E. 1999. Auf den Spuren von Lantzius-Beninga – Die Bedeutung der Peristommerkmale bei Laubmoosen (Bryophyta). Stuttg. Beitr. Naturk. A, 591: 1–13, illus. (In German, Engl. summ.). — Peristome teeth of Grimmia species longitudinally sectioned to illustrate specific differences.

Newton, A.E., et 6 al. 2000. Evolution of the major moss lineages: phylogenetic analyses based on multiple gene sequences and morphology. Bryologist 103: 187–211, illus. — Monophyletic, incl. Andreaea, Sphagnum, Takakia, etc.

Nicolson, D.H. 1999. Report of the General Committee: 9. Taxon 48: 821–822. — Conservation of Pottia, Rhynchostegiella approved; that of Dicranoloma rejected.

Norris, D.H. & T. Koponen. 1999. Bryophyte flora of the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. LXVII. Amphidium (Rhabdoweisiaceae, Musci). Ann. Bot. Fenn. 36: 265–269, illus. — 1 sp.

Norris, D.H., T. Koponen & S. Piipo. 1999. Bryophyte flora of the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea. LXVI. Meesiaceae (Musci), with lists of boreal to temperate disjunct, bipolar, and widely spread species in New Guinea. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 36: 257–263, illus. — Meesia 1 sp; lists are for all mosses.

O’Shea, B.J. 2000. Notes on Seychelles mosses. 6. A generic revision of Clastobryophilum M. Fleisch. (Sematophyllaceae, Bryopsida). Trop. Bryol. 18: 97–105, illus. — 2 spp; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Potemkin, A.D. 1999. Circumscription of the family Scapaniaceae, with segregation of the new family Diplophyllaceae (Hepaticae). Ann. Bot. Fenn. 36: 271–283, illus. — For Diplophyllum, Douinia; Blepharidophyllaceae, Delavayellaceae supported.

Rao, P. 2000. Taxonomic studies of Cryphaea (Cryphaeaceae, Bryopsida). 2. Revision of Asian species. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 37: 45–56, illus. — 7 spp, 1 new, 1 new comb; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Reese, W.D. 2000. Extreme leaf dimorphism in Calymperaceae. Bryologist 103: 534–540, illus. — Highly derived gemmiferous leaves (‘stenophylls’) in Calymperes, Syrrhopodon.

Schuster, R.M. 2000. Austral Hepaticae. Part I. Nova Hedwigia, Beih. 118: 1–524, illus. — Keys to spp; above spp: synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Shaw, A.J. 2000. Phylogeny of the Sphagnopsida based on chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences. Bryologist 103: 277–306, illus. — Ambuchania sister of Sphagnum; this with 4 newly delineated sections.

Shaw, A.J. & B. Goffinet. 2000. Molecular evidence of reticulate evolution in the Peatmosses (Sphagnum) including S. ehyalinum sp. nov. Bryologist 103: 357–374, illus.

So, M.L. 1999. Studies on Plagiochila sect. Poeltiae (Plagiochilaceae, Hepaticae). Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 347–358, illus. — Key; 9 spp, 1 new, 1 Malesian.

So, M.L. 2000. Studies on Plagiochila (Hepaticae) in Australasia and the Pacific II. Cryptogamie, Bryol. 21: 223–231, illus. — Some new records for Malesia.

So, M.L. & R. Grolle. 2000. Checklist of Plagiochila (Hepaticae) in Asia. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 88: 199–243. — 480 names for 132 taxa.

So, M.L. & R. Grolle. 2000. Studies on Plagiochila (Hepaticae) in Australasia and the Pacific. I. Cryptogamie, Bryol. 21: 7–18, illus.

So, M.L. & R. Grolle. 2000. Studies on Plagiochila sect. Plagiochila (Hepaticae) in East and South Asia. J. Bryol. 22: 17–28, illus. — 12 spp; key; synonymy, notes.

Sollman, P. 2000. A taxonomic revision of Pseudosymblepharis Broth. (Musci: Pottiaceae). Trop. Bryol. 18: 129–145, illus. — Monotypic, 23 reductions (!), some Malesian; compared with several other taxa.

Spence, J.R. & H.P. Ramsay. 1999. Proposal to conserve the name Bryum (Musci, Bryaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 48: 827–828. — Notes on Anomobryum.

Stech, M., T. Pfeiffer & W. Frey. 1999. Molecular systematic relationship of temperate austral Hypopterygiaceae (Bryopsida): implications for taxonomy and biogeo-graphy. Studies in austral temperate rain forest bryophytes 3. Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 359–367, illus.

Streimann, H. 2000. Taxonomic studies on Australian Hookeriaceae (Musci). 3. The genera Calyptrochaeta, Daltonia, Hookeriopsis and Sauloma. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 88: 101–138, illus. — Keys; synonymy, descriptions, notes; 1 new comb.

Sudjadmiko, H. 1999. Bryophytes. In: M. Kuswanda, P.K. Chai & I.N.S. Jaya (Eds.), ITTO Borneo Biodiversity Expedition, Scientific Report, Yokohama: 94–98 (n.v.).

Tan, B.C. 1999. The dainty mosses at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Gardenwise 12: 5–7, illus. — Popular account with nice photographs.

Tan, B.C., A.C. Church & F.I. Windadri. 1997. New Indonesian mosses collected from Kalimantan Tengah and Kalimantan Barat in Borneo. Tropical Biodiversity 4: 235–240, illus. (n.v.).

Tan, B.C., L. Lubos & U. Schwarz. 2000. New and biogeographically noteworthy records of Philippine mosses from Mindanao island. Trop. Bryol. 18: 27–37, illus. — 16 new records, 2 generic.

Tsubota, H., N. Nakao, T. Yamaguchi, T. Seki & H. Deguchi. 2000. Preliminary phylogenetic relationships of the genus Brotherella and its allied genera (Hypnales, Musci) based on chloroplast rbcL sequence data. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 88: 79–99, illus. — Inclusion in Sematophyllaceae supported; Entodon is sister clade.

Uniyal, P.L. 2000. Cytological observations on some members of Pottiaceae (Musci). Phytomorphology 50: 95–102, illus. — High grade of polyploidy, n = 13 predominant.

Wheeler, J.A. 2000. Molecular phylogenetic reconstruction of the marchantioid liverwort radiation. Bryologist 103: 314–333, illus.

Wu, P.-C. & Y. Jia. 2000. A revision of Chinese Thuidiaceae (s.l., Musci). Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 38: 256–265, illus. (In Chinese, Engl. summ.). — Incl. Amblystegiaceae, Fabroniaceae, Leskeaceae, Trachypodaceae; some partial keys (also in English!).

Yamada, K. 1999. Taxonomy of the section Amentulosae of genus Radula (Radulaceae, Hepaticae). Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 391–397, illus. — Key to subsections (5, 4 new), species.

Zander, R.H. & H.J. During. 1999. Neophoenix (Pottiaceae), a new African moss genus found through soil diaspore bank analysis. Taxon 48: 657–662, illus. — Key to species with transparent cleistocarpic capsules.

Zanten, B.O. van & C.C. Townsend. 1999. A re-evaluation of the genus Diaphanodon Renauld & Cardot (Trachypodaceae, Bryopsida). Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 399–409, illus. — 3 spp (1 new), 2 subsp (1), 2 formae (1); key; synonymy, descriptions.

Zhu, R.-L. 1999. Leptolejeunea latifolia Herzog (Lejeuneaceae, Hepaticae) and Radula tjibodensis K.I. Goebel (Radulaceae, Hepaticae) newly recorded for China. Haussknechtia, Beih. 9: 411–415, illus. — Partial keys; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Zhu, R.-L. & M.L. So. 2000. Additions and correction for Chinese Lejeuneaceae (Hepaticae). Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 41: 243–250, illus. — Notes on e.g. Cheilolejeunea mariana, Lejeunea flava, Lopholejeunea javanica.

Zhu, R.-L. & M.L. So. 2000. The genus Tuyamaella (Hepaticae, Lejeuneaceae) in China. Nova Hedwigia 70: 185–192, illus. — 4 taxa, 1 new var; key, synonymy, de-scriptions.

Zhu, R.-L. & M.L. So. 2000. Notes on the taxonomy and distribution of Lejeunea neelgherriana and Tuyamaella serrastipa. Ann. Bot. Fenn. 37: 149–153, illus.

Zijlstra, G. 1999. Report of the Committee for Bryophyta: 6. Taxon 48: 815–816. — Different conserved type for Tortula not recommended (declined, p. 821); conservation of Desmotheca against Cryptocarpon recommended (approved p. 821); rejection of Polytrichum longifolium recommended.

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