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The mission of the International Association of Bryologists (IAB), as a society, is to strengthen bryology by encouraging interactions among all persons interested in byophytes.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Challenge to Polytrichum

Subject: Re: BRYONET: World's most extreme bryophyte (in terms of size)
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 11:47:58 +0100
From: vbuchbender@gmx.de

BRYONET

Was it really a single growing plant? Polytrichum mostly grows in large
'cushions' and is not self-supporting in such a case (in contrast to Dawsonia or
Dendrooligotrichum for example).

Cheers,
Volker

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Volker Buchbender
Clara-Viebig-Str. 5
01159 Dresden
Germany

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