Database Details : Moss TROPICOS Database

Full name: Moss TROPICOS Database
Short name: MOST
Version: 1, Jul 2004
Release date: 2004-07-19
Authors/editors: Crosby M.R. & Magill R. (eds)
Taxonomic coverage: Plantae - Bryophyta - Andreaeopsida, Bryopsida, Oedipodiopsida, Polytrichopsida, Sphagnopsida, Takakiopsida, Tetraphidopsida
English name of the group: Mosses
Number of living species 13,364
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 0
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 13,364
Abstract: The World Checklist of Mosses (W3MOST) provides current information on bryophyte species from the TROPICOS MOST database compiled by the Index of Mosses project, at the Missouri Botanical Garden. This database extraction, unlike the Index of Mosses, includes taxonomic opinions of numerous authors. All the known species of mosses are included.
Organization: Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, USA
Website: http://www.mobot.org/mobot/tropicos/most/checklist.shtml
Bibliographic citation: Crosby M.R. & Magill R. (eds) (2017). MOST: Moss TROPICOS Database (version 1, Jul 2004). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th April 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.