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Vol. 13(1) - Januari 2002

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Arts, T. 2001. A revision of Splachnobryaceae (Musci). Lindbergia 26: 77–96, illus. — 2 gen (1 new), 10 spp (1), 6 Malesian; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Awasthi, U.S., S.C. Srivastava & D. Sharma. 2000 (‘1999’). Lopholejeunea (Spruce) Schiffn. in India. Geophytol. 29: 35–60, illus. — 12 taxa, 4 new; key; synonymy, de-scriptions, notes.

Buck, W.R., B. Goffinet & A.J. Shaw. 2000. Novel relationships in pleurocarpous mosses as revealed by cpDNA sequences. Bryologist 103: 774–789, illus. — E.g. Garovagliaceae, Ptychomniaceae in Hookerales; generic inclusions in Amblystegiaceae s.l., Anomodontaceae, Brachytheciaceae, Sematophyllaceae.

Chavan, S.J. & D.Y. Joshi. 2000 (‘1999’). Studies on the Microlejeunea minutistipula Steph. from Andaman Islands, India. Geophytol. 29: 95–98, illus. — Extensive description.

Chiang, T.-Y. & S.-H. Lin. 2001. Taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of Diphyscium (Diphysciaceae) of Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 42: 215–222, illus. — 6 spp, 4 Malesian, 3 new records, 1 new stat; Deguchi et al.’s classification supported; key; synonymy, notes.

Chiang, T.-Y. & B.A. Schaal. 2000. The internal transcribed spacer 2 region of the nuclear ribosomal DNA and the phylogeny of the moss family Hylocomiaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 224: 127–137, illus. — Monophyletic, incl. Theliaceae; Fauriella not studied.

Damanhuri, A. 2000. Mosses of Belum Forest Reserve, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia. Malay. Nat. J. 54: 211–221.

Ellis, L.T. 2001. New synonymy in some Asian species of Syrrhopodon (Calymperaceae: Musci). Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 31: 1–4, illus. — E.g. Calymperes dixoconstrictum = S. croceus.

Gao, C. & T. Cao (Eds.). 2000. Flora yunnanica 17. Bryophyta: Hepaticae, Anthocerotae. vi, 646 pp, illus. (In Chinese).

Goffinet, B., C.J. Cox, A.J. Shaw & T.A.J. Hedderson. 2001. The Bryophyta (Mosses): systematic and evolutionary inferences from an rps4 gene (cpDNA) phylogeny. Ann. Bot. 87: 191–208, illus. — Andreaeidae monophyletic, sister to Bryidae; Nematodonteae, Buxbaumiaceae monophyletic lineage; Diphysciaceae sister to Arthrodonteae; early in evolution of latter two lineages: opposite vs. alternate peristomes; several novel systematic hypotheses.

Greven, H.C. 2000. Synopsis of Grimmia Hedw. in Australia. J. Bryol. 22: 217–222. — 10 spp, some Malesian; key.

Heinrichs, J., H. Anton, S.R. Gradstein, R. Mues & I. Holz. 2000. Surface wax, a new taxonomic feature in Plagiochilaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 225: 225–233, illus.

Ireland, R.R. 2001. Buckiella, a new genus in the Hypnaceae (Musci). Novon 11: 55–62, illus. — For Plagiothecium undulatum.

Jovet-Ast, S. 2000. Documents pour la connaissance des Riccia australiens (Hépatiques, Marchantiales) – Nouvelles récoltes. Taxons nouveaux. Commentaires morphologiques et écologiques. Cryptog., Bryol. 21: 289–343, illus. (In French, Engl. summ.). — 21 spp, some Malesian; keys.

Li, X.-J. & M.R. Crosby (Eds.). 2001. Moss flora of China. English version. 2. Fissidentaceae–Ptychomitriaceae. viii, 283 pp, illus. Science Press (Beijing, New York) & Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis). ISBN 7-03-008744-5/Q?1005, or 0-915279-89-4 (0-915279-72-X for the entire work).

Long, D.G. 2000 (‘2001’). Studies on the genus Asterella (Aytoniaceae). V. Miscellaneous notes on Asiatic Asterella. Lindbergia 26: 43–45. — 1 new subgen, 1 new comb, new records, e.g. for Malesia.

Long, D.G., M. Möller & J. Preston. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships of Asterella (Aytoniaceae, Marchantiopsida) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences. Bryologist 103: 625–644, illus. — Aytoniaceae monophyletic, Asterella paraphyletic; pseudo-perianth plesiomorphy lost 3 times; spore characters important.

Mohamad, D. & K.T. Yong. 2000. Rediscovery of Sclerohypnum littorale in Taman Negara. Pl. Syst & Biodiv. Malaysia 2010, 1: 8.

Muñoz, J. & F. Pando. 2000. A world synopsis of the genus Grimmia (Musci, Grimmiaceae). Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 83: 1–133, illus. — 71 spp; keys; typification, synonymy, distribution; excluded taxa and names for which no types were seen listed apart.

Pedersen, N. 2000. A cladistic overview of the Bryaceae (Musci) based on morphological and anatomical data and with emphasis on the genus Bryum. J. Bryol. 22: 193–206, illus. — Family, subfamilies, Bryum, Pohlia, etc. paraphyletic.

Pedersen, N. & L. Hedenäs. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships within the Plagiotheciaceae. Lindbergia 26: 62–76, illus. — Probably excl. Acrocladium, Isopterygium, Taxiphyllum.

Quandt, D., R.S. Tangney, J.-P. Frahm & W. Frey. 2000. A molecular contribution for understanding the Lembophyllaceae (Bryopsida) based on noncoding chloroplast regions (cpDNA) and ITS2 (nrDNA) sequence data. Studies in Austral temperate rain forest bryophytes 8. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 89: 71–9, illus. — Delimitation against Meteoriaceae.

Reese, W.D. 2001. The gemmae of the Calymperaceae. Bryologist 104: 282–289, illus.

Reese, W.D. 2001. Gemmipars in the Calymperaceae. Bryologist 104: 299–302, illus. — Gemmipars are multicellular stalk-like foliar structures that produce the gemmae.

Schuster, R.M. 2000. Studies on Lejeuneaceae, III. Revisionary studies on Stenolejeunea Schust. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 89: 151–171, illus. — Distinct from Taxilejeunea; 7 spp, 2 new; key; descriptions of new taxa, notes on old ones.

Schuster, R.M. 2001. Revisionary studies on austral Acrobolbaceae, I. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 90: 97–166, illus. — Keys; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Selvan, P.M. & S.S. Kumar. 2000. Cytotaxonomic observations of the genus Pogonatum P. Beauv. in the South India. Hikobia 13: 213–217, illus.

Seppelt, R.D. 2000. The Sphagnopsida (Sphagnaceae; Ambuchananiaceae) in Australia. Hikobia 13: 163–183, illus. — 7 spp, 1 Malesian; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Shaw, A.J. & B. Goffinet (Eds.). 2000. Bryophyte biology. x, 476 pp, illus. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-66097-1 (hbk), 0-521-66794-1 (pbk). — Overview of morphology, systematics, ecology, evolution of hornworts, liverworts and mosses; revised classifications.

So, M.L. 2001. On Plagiochila section Cobanae Carl in Asia and Melanesia. Cryptog., Bryol. 22: 179–186, illus. — 7 spp; key; synonymy, notes.

So, M.L. 2001. Studies on Plagiochila subgenus Metaplagiochila (Plagiochilaceae, Hepaticae). Austral. Syst. Bot. 14: 677–688, illus. — 11 spp; key; synonymy, notes.

So, M.L. & R. Grolle. 2001. On several little-known species of Plagiochila (Hepaticae) in Asia. J. Bryol. 23: 123–132, illus. — Descriptions of e.g. P. cumingiana, P. indica.

Sollman, P. 2000. Studies on barbula consanguinea (Thw. & Mitt.) Jaeg. sensu Eddy, a pantropical species. Trop. Bryol. 19: 17–23, illus.

Sollman, P. 2000. Some mosses (Pottiales) new or rarely collected in tropical Asia. Trop. Bryol. 19: 25–26. — Barbula zennoskeana new for Borneo; Didymodon maschalogena new for the Philippines.

Streimann, H. 2001. Taxonomic studies on Australian Hookeriaceae (Musci). 4. Summary and bryogeographic notes. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 90: 211–220, illus.

Suire, C. 2000. A comparative, transmission-electron microscopic study on the formation of oil-bodies in liverworts. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 89: 209–232, illus.

Suire, C., G. Bourgeois & T. Koponen. 2000. Some chemical constituents of thirteen mosses from the traditional Mniaceae family. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 89: 233–246, illus.

Tan, B.C. 2000. Additions to the moss floras of Mt. Wilhelm Nature Reserve and Mt. Gahavisuka Provincial Park, Papua New Guinea. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 89: 173–196, illus. — 101 gen, 174 spp, 1 new comb; various notes.

Touw, A. 2001. A review of the Thuidiaceae (Musci) and a realignment of taxa traditionally accommodated in Thuidium sensu amplo (Thuidium Schimp., Thuidiopsis (Broth.) M. Fleisch., and Pelekium Mitt.), including Aequatoriella gen. nov. and Indothuidium gen. nov. J. Hattori Bot. Lab 90: 167–209, illus. — 2 new gen, 1 new sp, 29 new comb.

Tsubota, H., H. Akiyama, T. Yamagauchi & H. Deguchi. 2001. Molecular phylogeny of the Sematophyllaceae (Hypnales, Musci) based on chloroplast rbcL sequences. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 90: 221–240, illus. — Monophyletic; Brotherella, Heterophyllium, Isocladiella, Pylaisiadelpha to be included; Wijkia polyphyletic, distinct from Trismegistia.

Van der Velde, M. 2000. Genetic structure of the moss genus Polytrichum. Thesis, Groningen. 144 pp, illus. ISBN 90-367-1271-8. — Based on Dutch representatives.

Xiong, Y.-X. 2001. A moss family Rhachitheciaceae new to Guizhou, China. Guihaia 21: 103–105, illus. — Key, description of R. perpusillum.

Zhu, R.-L. & M.L. So. 2000. Reappraisal of Cololejeunea balansae (Staph.) Mizut., C. grushvitzkiana Pócs, and C. yoshinagana (S. Hatt.) Mizut. (Hepaticae, Lejeuneaceae). J. Bryol. 22: 279–282, illus. — C. balansae = C. goebelii, the other two distinct.

Zhu, R.-L. & M.L. So. 2001. Epiphyllous liverworts of China. Nova Hedw., Beih. 121: 1–418, illus. — 10 fam, 28 gen, 168 spp (2 new, 1 new var); keys, synonymy, descriptions, notes.