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Catalog of moss specimens from antarctica and adjacent regions

Hiroshi Kanda

Catalog of moss specimens from antarctica and adjacent regions

housed mainly in the herbarium of the National Institute of Polar Research

by Hiroshi Kanda

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Published by National Institute of Polar Research in Tokyo .
Written in English

  • Antarctica,
  • Japan,
  • Tokyo.
    • Subjects:
    • Kokuritsu Kyokuchi Kenkyūjo -- Herbarium -- Catalogs.,
    • Mosses -- Antarctica -- Catalogs and collections -- Japan -- Tokyo.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Hiroshi Kanda.
      ContributionsKokuritsu Kyokuchi Kenkyūjo.
      LC ClassificationsQK538.4 .K36 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationi, 186 p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2083711M
      LC Control Number88122585

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Catalog of moss specimens from antarctica and adjacent regions by Hiroshi Kanda Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catalog of moss specimens from antarctica and adjacent regions: housed mainly in the herbarium of the National Institute of Polar Research. [Hiroshi Kanda; Kokuritsu Kyokuchi Kenkyūjo.] -- Catalogue contains data of herbarium specimens of Antarctic mosses, primarily those from the Syowa Station area.

This Flora provides the first comprehensive description, with keys, of all known species and varieties of moss in the Antarctic biome. It has involved microscopic examination of aro specimens from Antarctica and, for comparison, from other by: This is the first modern flora to provide a comprehensive description of all known species and varieties of moss in the Antarctic biome.

It complements The liverwort flora of Antarctica (Bednarek-Ochyra et al., ), so that now Antarctica can boast the best bryophyte floras of anywhere in the world.A beautiful, self-contained account of what is the major component of the Antarctic flora Cited by: 4.

Mosses are diverse: Sphagnum is the best known genus of bog moss and is made up of over one hundred species. In total there are o moss species that grow across all seven continents, often in “extreme” habitats that are not tolerated by vascular plants. All of my Bogological work has been completed in Antarctic Peninsula region.

Whilst the peat banks found there are not. Mosses have the least number of species in Antarctica, but reproduce rapidly because of its life cycle.

You can only find mosses in certain places such as mm deep in the ground and where there is shelter and heaps of water.

They like to gather in groups, which. Ditrichum brotherusii (R. ter.) Seppelt is excluded from the moss flora of Antarctica since information on its occurrence was based upon misidentification of the specimens. Catalog offers a broad variety of specimens to document and specify every piece of your design system in the right format.

Specimens are defined as simple Markdown code blocks, denoted with the individual type of specimen. Anatomy of a Specimen # Properties # Specimens are defined as Markdown code blocks, denoted with the specimen type.

LENDEMER AND D. HEWITT Figure 1. Examples of labeling in the type collection of lichens at PH. a, Label from the Muhlenberg herbarium in the hand of G.H.E Muhlenberg. Note the annotation ‘‘Usnea angulata A. NS’’ at bottom right. b, Label typical of specimens from the herbarium of H.E.

Hasse. c, Label from Lichenes Scandinavici. d, Label from the Schweinitz herbarium in the. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more.

specimens in books or telephone directories, except for scraps destined for your field herbarium. The specimens will be too small and too poorly pressed to be of much value for research. To collect a good specimen, please follow as closely as possible the following steps.

Choosing a specimen to collectFile Size: 1MB. About species of bryophytes have been recorded from Antarctica. These are divided amongst the mosses ( species) and the hepatics, or liverworts, (25–30 species). They typically appear as small leafy plants, either upright or creeping.

EXTREME LOCATIONS FOR MOSS SPOROPHMES 39 predominantly cyanobacterial zone, dominated by a Nosfoc sp. (Broady ) along the lines of main water flow, then a B. argenteum zone and an outer P. heimii zone (Fig. 2).Overall, B. argenteum occupies wetter sites and is not found in the drier margins where only salt-encrusted P.

heimii occurs. Immature sporophytes of P. heimi. Composition and distribution of moss formations 83 ). According to Rakusa-Suszczewski (), the annual mean temperature is around 0°C, but the region has a wide daytime temperature range (Cygan ). In the summer it varies from -5°C to 13°C, falling as low as °C in winter.

According. REMAINING (number with state) Bulbs on leaf stem Near tips (23) Round bulb on tips of leaves (11) Mid-stem (4) Near base of stem (4) Angular bulb on tips of leaves (2).

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Get this from a library. The illustrated moss flora of Antarctica. [Ryszard Ochyra; Halina Bednarek-Ochyra; R I Lewis Smith] -- "Mosses are a major component of the vegetation in ice-free coastal regions of Antarctica.

They play an important role in the colonisation of ice-free terrain, accumulation of organic matter, release. The Index of Mosses database, also known as W³MOST, provides current information on bryophyte names from the TROPICOS MOST database compiled by the The Index of Mosses project.

This database of moss names was prepared as part of the Index of Mosses project at the Missouri Botanical Garden. The Index of Mosses project produces guides to newly published nomenclature for mosses. In: Contributions to the biology of the Philippine Archipelago and adjacent regions.

Bulletin of the United States National Museum, (2, part 4): –, pls 37– Bulletin of the United States National Museum, (2, part 4): –, pls 37–Cited by:   1,Year-Old Antarctic Moss Brought Back to Life The moss, taken from frozen soil core samples, is the oldest known resurrection of a frozen plant By Becky Oskin.

The distribution of aquatic mosses among 1-lakes in the Sôya Coast region, East Antarctica, was surveyed.

Two species of mosses, Bryum pseudo-triquetrum and Leptobryum sp. were found at the. This list was originally produced by John A. Christy in and based on the county distribution maps from Bowers and Freckmann ().

Since then, it has been augmented by literature found after that publication, holdings at the Milwaukee Public Museum Herbarium (MIL), and one specimen housed at the Chicago Academy of Sciences (Splachnum ampullaceum).

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Metzgeriales is an order of group is sometimes called the simple thalloid liverworts: "thalloid" because the members lack structures resembling stems or leaves, and "simple" because their tissues are thin and relatively species in the order have a small gametophyte stage and a smaller, relatively short-lived, spore-bearing : Jungermanniopsida.

Attach tags to specimens with cotton thread of a thickness appropriate to the size of the speci-men. Ensure that the attachment is: long enough to permit the tag to be read on both sides without stress on the specimen short enough that it does not become entangled with the specimen or adjacent specimens Do not use plastic and metal ties when label.

The beauty of moss is that specimens are easily stored, and a successful field trip can form the basis of a reference collection for future use.

Rehydration of a dried moss specimen is almost instantaneous, bringing the features and structure back into sharp focus for closer examination from the comfort of. Siple contained enough energy to have two books published by G.P. Putnam's Sons. A Boy Scout With Byrd saw print in the winter offollowed by Exploring At Home in September of The former book contains an appendix by James E.

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First is the Overview Key, which uses parts of the moss plants that can be seen with the naked-eye. I think that this is a really good place to start. After this you are sent off to sub-guides that help you narrow down your identification to genus. The flavonoid composition of Bryum algens from Antarctica is presented.

It is shown that there exist two extreme patterns, with a range of intermediate forms. The patterns range from a flavonol dominant one, containing some flavone glycosides, through to a flavone dominant pattern essentially lacking by: Exhibition catalog. For the trip, his son Collin Campbell (also a painter) accompanied him as part of Campbell's field party.

Award #: Michael W. Carroll, Author, Artist, "Alien Landscapes". Antarctica Earth's Own Ice World by Michael Carroll and Rosaly Lopes () Award #: Christopher Cokino, Writer, This Moss collection resides in Newtown, Connecticut, at the Sticks and Stones Farm which I had the privilege of visiting this past weekend.

The farm is a quite a magical place where our New England stone and native trees encourage the mosses to do their best, with the mindful attention of the overseeing ‘parents’ of the place, Tim Currier. On the Chilopoda of North America, with a catalogue of all the specimens in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution / By.

Wood, H. (Horatio C.), Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Type. Book. Material. Published material.

The specimen passed at some point to the British Museum, and was later traded to American mineral dealer A. McGuinness (–), and carries his catalog number D; following McGuinness. The diversity of lichens, especially crustose species, in continental Antarctica is still poorly known.

To overcome difficulties with the morphology based species delimitations in these groups, we employed molecular data (nuclear ITS and mitochondrial SSU rDNA sequences) to test species boundaries within the genus Lecidea.

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Well, I usually start with the features that look the most distinctive and sift through my mental card catalog of mosses to see which ones these fit.

Sporophytes can be helpful for determining the higher classification for the moss, such as the order or family. There are at least 23 species of clubmosses and species of mosses found in the state of Montana in the United States. The Montana Natural Heritage Program has identified a number of clubmoss and moss species as species of concern.

Paul Siple was more than just a research scientist, however. He was an author of four books, a renowned polar explorer, geographer and a leading American authority on the Antarctic.

As a member of Admiral Richard Byrd's first Antarctic expedition inhe was the first Eagle Scout to travel to Antarctica. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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Moss frozen on an Antarctic island for more than 1, years was brought back to life in a British laboratory, researchers report. The verdant growth marks the first time a plant has been.ICMS User Manual () Cataloging/Geology VI. CATALOGING A GEOLOGY SPECIMEN A. Overview 1.

What types of specimens do I catalog as geology? Catalog rocks, surface process materials, minerals, organic materials. The invertebrate faunal composition of moss-dominated flushes near the Canada Glacier was, as in similar habitats in continental Antarctic regions, numerically dominated by protozoa, rotifers, nematodes and tardigrades.

Mites were of lesser abundance. Although collembola occur in the Taylor Valley, none were found at the study site. The finding of a catenulid flatworm is significant as Cited by: