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Friday, October 16, 2009

BRYONET: Re: Bryonet: Etymologies of Bryophyte Names

BRYONET

Another useful source, if you can get it, is Dixon HN. 1924 (3rd edn).
The student's handbook of British mosses. Sumfield and Day. Reprinted
1954.

This gives derivations for generic names. Sadly, Jameson's sister volume
for liverworts does not.

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Sean Edwards, Thursley, UK
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