Moss flowers, split-moss, bog-moss, and earth-moss.
Bastow, Richard Austin (1885) Moss flowers, split-moss, bog-moss, and earth-moss. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 337-341.
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In a paper on Mosses, read before this Society on the 12th
of last May, the more easily distinguished generic characters
of that natural order were described, and amongst them the
peristomes or fringes of teeth surrounding the mouths of the
fruit capsules, which deck their summits at: with jewelled
crowds. The inflorescence of these tiny plants was not referred
to at that time ; nevertheless, a brief description
thereof is essential to the study of bryology, and it may
interest the Fellows of the Royal Society.
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
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