The lichen and bryophyte vegetation of Cuverville Island, Antarctica

C de Leeuw*, A Aptroot, B van Zanten

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In the Antarctic summer of 1993 the vegetation of Cuverville Island, a small island near the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, was mapped and described. Eleven different plant communities of algae, lichens, bryophytes and spermatophytes have been distinguished. The 51 species Vary from endemic to cosmopolitan species and occupy a great variety of habitats, which are described too.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)469-480
Number of pages12
JournalNova hedwigia
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1998



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