Gauri. S. Soman

Department of Botany, Maharshi Dayanand College, Parel, Mumbai – 400 012 (India)


Studies on mosses of South India was initiated by Brotherus1. Thereafter Bruhl2 had made a census of Indian mosses. Foreau4 had made extensive work on the moss flora of Palani Hills. The present paper indicates attempt of reinvestigation of mosses of Kodaikanal where large numbers of species of the Genera vis. Fissidens Hedw; Bryum Hedw; Sterophyllum Mitt, Entodon C. Muell; etc were observed. Present paper deals with diversity of species of moss Fissidens Hedw; reinvestigated at Kodaikanal of Palani Hills.

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