A Textbook of Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Paleobotany

A.V.S.S. Sambamurty

ISBN: 9789389447187

584 pages

INR 545


The book is amply illustrated with diagrams. Almost all important genera are discussed giving details of structure, anatomy, developmental stages of reproductive organs from different sections like Bryophytes, Pteridophytes and Gymnospersm. Paleobotany section deals with important fossil genera from Pteridophytes and Gymnospersm. Various comparisons of different genera are given in all sections. Experimental studies of Bryophytes, Pteridophytes and Gymnospersms are discussed from recent literature.


Part I Bryophytes:

  • Introduction to Bryophyteg
  • Riccia, Marchantia, Pellia and Porella
  • Anthoceros
  • Sphagnum, Funaria, Polytrichum, and Pogonatum
  • General Topics


Part II: Pteridophytes :

  • Introduction and Classifications
  • Plant Body in Pteridophytes
  • Psilotum
  • Lycopodium, Selaginella and Isoetes
  • Equisetum
  • Ophioglossum, Gleichenia, Marsilea, Pleopeltis, Dryopteris, Pteridium and Pteris
  • General Discussion and Summary for Ferns
  • General Topics


Part III: Gymnosperms: Introduction and Classification

  • Cycas
  • Pinus
  • Ephedra
  • Gentum
  • Ginkgoales
  • Taxales
  • Welwitschiaceae
  • General Topics


Part IV: Paleobotany :

  • Paleobotany
  • Fossils: Voltziales
  • Cordaites





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