• Box Colour
  • Adonis blue

    Adonis blue

  • Emperor dragonfly

    Emperor dragonfly

  • Lilly of the Valley

    Lilly of the Valley

  • Grey seal

    Grey seal

  • Rainbow parakeet

    Rainbow parakeet

  • Saltmarsh surey - skinflats

    Saltmarsh survey - Skinflats

  • Grey-cushioned grimmia

    Grey-cushioned grimmia

  • Goatsbeard


  • Colour
  • Meadow thistle

    Meadow thistle

  • Mountain pansy

    Mountain pansy

  • Surveying on Greenham Common

    Surveying on Greenham Common

  • Striped shieldbug

    Striped shieldbug

  • Puffin


  • Colour
  • Red kite

    Red kite

  • Monkey orchid

    Monkey orchid

  • Shining hookeria

    Shining hookeria

  • Tay survey

    Saltmarsh survey - Tay Estuary

  • Verdigris fungus

    Verdigris fungus



Mosses & Liverworts of St Helena

This guide describes over 100 species, including 60 newly identified by the author and specialists since 2005.The informative text and keys are accessible to beginners and professional bryologists alike.
About the book

The remote tropical island of St Helena lies in the South Atlantic Ocean, 1,800 km from Africa. With spectacular volcanic scenery ranging from desert to lush cloud forest, St Helena has a rich flora and fauna of global importance, comprising many unique and unusual species. This identification guide is the first full treatment of St Helena's mosses, liverworts and hornworts since 1875, and provides a fascinating insight into an under-explored group of plants, 26 of which are considered endemic.

Book details
ISBN: 978-1-874357-51-3
Size: 200x140mm
Pages: 128pp
Illustrations: 289 colour photos
Author(s) Martin J. Wigginton