Book ID: 78742
Hepaticology in India. 2 volumes. 2000. illus. 925 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
The outcome of a decade of intensive and extensive collectio and compilation of data on the work done in India and an attempt to provide a consolidated account of the liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthocerotopsida) occurring in India.
Besides the taxonomic accounts and morphological features of the taxa, a significant discussion on distribution, alternation of generations, morphology of gametophytes, reproduction, sporophyte, spore and sporeling patterns, phylogeny, origin and evolutionary trends of bryophytes, historical account of Indian Hepaticae, fossil history and various system of classification is presented.
In all, about 980 species have been enumerated belonging to 157 genera, 57 families, 24 sub-families and 7 orders.