University of Ostrava

Bryological and Lichenological Section of Czech Botanical Society

Institutions devoted to bryology

International Association of Bryologists (IAB)
British Bryological Society (BBS) 
Bryologische en Lichenologische Werkgroep (Dutch Bryological and Lichenological Society, BLWG)
Finnish Bryological Society (Suomen Sammalseura)
Sociedad Espanola de Briología (Spanish Bryological Society, SEB)
Schweizerische Vereinigung für Bryologie und Lichenologie (SVBL)
Mossornas Vänner (Friends of Bryophytes), Sweden
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Briología (The Latin American Bryological Society, SLB
The Bryological Society of Japan
IUCN SSC bryophyte specialist group 
European Commitee for Conservation of Bryophytes (ECCB)


Discussion forums at the internet


Colaborating Universities and Institutions

Charles University Prague, Botany Department of the Faculty of Sciences
Masaryk University Brno, Department of Botany
University of South Bohemia České Budějovice, Department of Botany
Palacky University Olomouc, Department of Botany
MO Botanical Garden - Bryology Home Page
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale , Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) program
Non-vascular Plants Home Page at Univ. of North Alabama
Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) - includes the 'Lichens and Bryophytes Subprogram' with useful information on available and planned bryological & lichenological publications covering Australia


Index herbariorum
List of herbaria in the Czech Republic with contacts
Worldwide list of Worldwide List of Internet Accessible Herbaria
American Bryophyte Catalogue (NYBG)
BCB (Barcelona)
C (Copenhagen)
FH (The Farlow Herbarium, Harvard)
MICH (University of Michigan) online search of type cryptogams specimens
S (Swedish Museum of Natural History Stockholm), Cryptogamic collections
TRH (NTNU Trondheim)
W (Vienna)


Basic informations about bryological journals
Aktuelle Lichenologische Mitteilungen
Annales Botanici Fennici + Acta Botanica Fennica
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (Allen Press Online)
Bryologische Rundbriefe
Bryophytorum Bibliotheca
Cryptogamie Bryologie (1999-2001, not updated; latest numbers on
Graphis Scripta
International Lichenological Newsletter
Journal of Bryology
Nova Hedwigia
The Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory
Zprávy České botanické společnosti
Sborník Národního muzea v Praze, řada B přírodní vědy
Časopis Slezského zemského muzea Opava
Biológia Bratislava
Botanical Electronic News(BEN)


Bryoflora of Czech Republic ON-LINE
Catalogue of North American bryophytes in the collections of NY
Bryophyte Flora of North America
Moss Flora of Central America
Moss Flora of China
Moss Flora of Thailand

Tropical Bryology Research Group
R.H. Zander: Genera of Pottiaceae - online version
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Mosses and hepatics of Wales (Alan Hale)
Pages of J. Werner (Luxembourg) , including the checklist, important literature etc.
Phylogeny of bryophytes : web project Tree of Life
The World of Mosses
Red Data Listing of European Bryophytes

Code and Indices

International Code of Botanical Nomenklature (Saint Louis Code)
Authors of plant names (Brummitt & Powell 1992) - at Kew
Check-list of Non-vascular and Vascular Plants of Slovakia
Internet Directory for Botany
Index of mosses (MOSs TROPICOS, at the Missouri Botanical Garden)
World Red List
Check- and Red List of the bryophytes of the Czech Republic (2003)

Checklist of Italian mosses
Check-list of Norwegian mosses

Red list of threatened mosses in Norway

Checklist of Australian liverworts and hornworts


Latin-English dictionary of botanical epithets
Bryological dictionary
Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid


Search for places, streets and other objects in the Czech Republic
Austrian Map online
Get-a-map (Ordnance Survey, UK)
German-Czech dictionary of local names

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