Bryophyte diversity of Thamarassery pass (Wayanad pass) in the Western Ghats of Kerala

  • Mithun Venugopal Department of Botany, The Zamorin's Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India (affiliated to the University of Calicut)
  • Manju C Nair Department of Botany, The Zamorin's Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode


The bryophyte diversity in the Thamarassery pass (Wayanad pass) a historically important place of Kozhikode district is documented. This report represents many interesting finds such as Taxiphyllum giraldii (C.Muell.) M.Fleisch., Taxithelium laeviusculum Dixon are new records for Peninsular India.


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VENUGOPAL, Mithun; NAIR, Manju C. Bryophyte diversity of Thamarassery pass (Wayanad pass) in the Western Ghats of Kerala. Plant Science Today, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 41-48, jan. 2017. ISSN 2348-1900. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 dec. 2017. doi:
Research Articles


Bryophytes; distribution; Thamarassery pass; Western Ghats