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The study of bryophytes.

bry′o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
bry·ol′o·gist n.
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EVELYN LOBLEY (1902-1977), BRYOLOGIST Evelyn Lobley, who lived in Hexham, was a self-taught expert in identifying bog mosses or sphagnum.
Lucking, "Introduction to mycology in the tropics piepenbrin," The Bryologist, vol.
Nash III, "Desiccation-tolerance in lichens: a review," Bryologist, vol.
Donoghue, A Critique of the Biological Species Concept and Recommendations for a Phylogenetic Alternative, 88 BRYOLOGIST 172 (1985); Ernst Mayr, The Ontological Status of Species: Scientific Progress and Philosophical Terminology, 2 BIOLOGY & PHIL.
Le Blanc, "Effects of S[O.sub.2] pollution on the lichen algae with special reference to chlorophyll," Bryologist, vol.
Killingbeck, "Concentrations of ten elements in two common foliose lichens: leachability, seasonality, and the influence of rock and tree bark substrates," Bryologist, vol.
The new paper improves the case for springtail sperm delivery, says evolutionary bryologist Nils Cronberg of Lurid University in Sweden.
[27] Lawrey, J.D., 1986, Biological role of lichen substances, Bryologist., 89, 111-122
1, 3 (1993) ("We confidently apply the word 'tiger', literally or metaphorically pointing to certain typical tigers, but may not have the faintest idea what actually determines membership of the kind."); Michael Donoghue, A Critique of the Biological Species Concept and Recommendations for a Phylogenetie Alternative, 88(3) THE BRYOLOGIST 172, 173 (1985) ("The biological species concept rests on the idea that interbreeding ...
But most of all, throughout his life he was a botanist, a bryologist by specialist preference.
After devoting a lifetime to the study of liverworts and serving as an associate editor (1947-1974) of the Society's journal, The Bryologist, the Winter 1987 issue of this journal was fittingly dedicated to her.
A third asset he had going for him was his wife, Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton (1857-1934), a prominent bryologist and prolific plant collector, particularly from Caribbean islands, and author of many new bryophyte species and floristic accounts of mosses.