Predicting the distribution of a rare species of moss: The case of Buxbaumia viridis (Bryopsida, Buxbaumiaceae)

  title={Predicting the distribution of a rare species of moss: The case of Buxbaumia viridis (Bryopsida, Buxbaumiaceae)},
  author={Daniel Spitale and Petra Mair},
  journal={Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology},
  pages={19 - 9}
  • D. SpitaleP. Mair
  • Published 2 September 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology
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