Bryophytes from some Caatinga areas in the state of Bahia (Brazil)

  title={Bryophytes from some Caatinga areas in the state of Bahia (Brazil)},
  author={C. J. P. Bastos and B. Albertos and Silvana Brito Vilas B{\^o}as},
  journal={Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution},
  • C. J. P. Bastos, B. Albertos, Silvana Brito Vilas Bôas
  • Published 1998
  • Geography
  • Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution
  • The caatinga is a deciduous and xerophilous vegetation that covers large areas in Brazil. An irregular rainfall with a marked dry period is a characteristic feature. This paper represents the first contribution to the knowledge of the bryoflora from caatinga vegetation in the State of Bahia. The survey was carried out in several areas from Bahia in which eigthteen species of bryophytes were found (15 mosses and 3 liverworts). The bryoflora from caatinga is composed mainly of generalists and… CONTINUE READING
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