Entrapment of long-distance transported pollen grains by various moss species in coastal Victoria Land, Antarctica

@article{Linskens2004EntrapmentOL,
  title={Entrapment of long-distance transported pollen grains by various moss species in coastal Victoria Land, Antarctica},
  author={Hans Ferdinand Linskens and R. Bargagli and Mauro Cresti and Silvano Ettore Focardi},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={81-87}
}
SummaryIn northern Victoria Land (continental Antarctica, between 72° and 76°S, 162° and 169°E), 18 moss samples have been collected and analysed for the presence of pollen. In turfs and cushions of 8 different moss species, at least 27 pollen taxa could be identified. The pinus-type pollen and those of grasses were very common. More than 60% of the total grains were damaged or could not be identified. There is evidence that the Antarctic continent could act as a sink for wind-transported… 
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