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Eckel, P. M., J. Hoy & J. C. Elliott, Jr. 1996. Pseudocrossidium obtusulum (Pottiaceae, Bryopsida) new to Montana with a key to the North American species in the genus. Great Basin Naturalist 57(3): 259-262.


Eckel, P. M. 1997. The moss Tortella alpicola Dix. new to Alberta and the Yukon Territory with a discussion of its range and comments on related species. Canadian Field Naturalist 111: 320–322.


Eckel, P. M. 1998. A re-evaluation of Tortella (Musci, Pottiaceae) in conterminous U.S.A. and Canada with a treatment of the European species Tortella nitida. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 36: 117-191.


Eckel, P. M. 2000. A note on horticultural elms: Ulmus parvifolia and Ulmus pumila in the Niagara Frontier Region of New York. NYFA Newsletter 11(4): 2-4.


Eckel, P. M. 2000. The Town Avens (Geum urbanum L.) in Buffalo, Erie County, New York State. Clintonia 15(6): 1-2.


Eckel, P. M. 2002. The mystery oak: Quercus shumardii Buckley at Buckhorn Island. Clintonia 17(4): 8.


Eckel, P. M. 2003. Two problems in Betulaceae along the Niagara River: Alnus glutinosa and Betula cordifolia. Clintonia 18(4): 3-4.


Eckel, P. M. 2009. Hymenostylium jacksharpii (Bryophyta, Pottiaceae) of Central America is H. recurvirostrum var. insigne. Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 38: 5--11.


Eckel, P. M. 2010. Tortella bambergeri in North America and an evaluation of its taxonomy. Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 39: 1–10.


Eckel, P. M. 2012. The genus Elodium (Bryophyta, Helodiaceae): A history and new combinations. Phytoneuron 2012-70: 1–7.


Eckel, P. M. 2012. Centaurea x moncktonii C. E. Britton, Meadow or Protean Knapweed in the Niagara Frontier Region. Clintonia 27(3): 5–7.


Eckel, P. M. 2014. Preliminary flora of a portion of Prospect Park, Niagara Falls. Clintonia 29(4): 5–8.


Eckel co-authored papers:


Hedenäs, L. & P. M. Eckel. 2011. 21. Tortella arctica (Arnold) Crundw. & Nyholm. In: Ellis, L. T. et al. New national and regional bryophyte records, 29. Journal of Bryology 33: 321.





Zander, R. H. 1972. Revision of the genus Leptodontium in the New World. Bryologist 75: 213-280.


Zander, R. H. 1974. Some pottiaceous mosses from the Aegean islands of Greece. Ann. Mus. Goulandris 3: 83-87.


Zander, R. H. 1977. The tribe Pleuroweisieae (Pottiaceae, Musci) in Middle America. Bryologist 80: 233-269.


Zander, R. H. 1978 [1979]. A synopsis of Bryoerythrophyllum and Morinia (Pottiaceae) in the New World. Bryologist 81: 539-560.


Zander, R. H. 1978. Synopsis of the genus Tuerckheimia (Pottiaceae). Misc. Bryol. Lichenol. 8: 25-28.


Zander, R. H. 1979. Regenerated herbarium material for biosystematic and cytological studies. Bryologist 82: 323.


Zander, R. H. 1979. Patterns of sporophyte maturation dates in the Pottiaceae (Bryopsida). Bryologist 82: 538–558.


Zander, R. H. 1979. Notes on Barbula and Pseudocrossidium (Bryopsida) in North America and an annotated key to the taxa. Phytologia 44: 177-214.


Zander, R. H. 1980. Acid-base color reactions: the status of Triquetrella ferruginea, Barbula inaequalifolia and B. calcarea. Bryologist 83: 228–133.


Zander, R. H. 1982. Various thoughts on characters in moss taxonomy. Beiheft zur Nova Hedwigia 71: 81-85.


Zander, R. H. 1984. .Bryophyte sexual systems: -oicous versus -oecious. Bryologische Beitraege 3: 4-51.


Zander, R. H. 1989. Seven new genera in Pottiaceae (Musci) and a lectotype for Syntrichia. Phytologia 65: 424-436.


Zander, R. H. 1990. TAXACOM: A new service for systematic botany. Evolutionary Trends in Plants 4(1): 7–8.


Zander, R. H. 1993. Genera of the Pottiaceae: mosses of harsh environments. Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: i-vi, 1-378. A searchable version is at the Missouri Botanical Garden..


Zander, R. H. 1995. Phylogenetic relationships of Hyophiladelphus gen. nov. (Pottiaceae, Musci) and a perspective on the cladistic method. Bryologist 98: 363-374.


Zander, R. H. 1996. Conservation of evolutionary diversity in Pottiaceae (Musci). Anales Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. Autón. México, Ser. Bot. 67(1): 89-97.


Zander, R. H. 1997. On mounting delicate bryophytes in glycerol. Bryologist 100: 380-382.


Zander, R. H. 1998. A phylogrammatic evolutionary analysis of the moss genus Didymodon in North America north of Mexico. Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 36: 81–115 (repaginated).


Zander, R. H. 1998. A 1000-year perspective. ASC Newsletter (Association of Systematics Collections) 26(6): 1–2.


Zander, R. H. 1999. Phylogenetic reconstruction: a critique. Taxon 47: 681-693.


Zander, R. H. 2001. A conditional probability of reconstruction measure for internal cladogram branches. Syst. Biol. 50: 425-437.


Zander, R. H. 2003. Reliable phylogenetic resolution of morphological data can be better than that of molecular data. Taxon 52: 109-112.


Zander, R. H. 2003. Curse. Clinton Herbarium, Buffalo Museum of Science. Reprint.


Zander, R. H. 2004. Minimal values for reliability of bootstrap and jackknife proportions, decay index, and Bayesian posterior probability. Phyloinformatics 2: 1-13. 

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Zander, R. H. 2004. Report of the Special Committee on electronic publishing with two proposals to amend the Code. Taxon 53: 592-594.


Zander, R. H. 2005. Molendoa ogalalensis (Bryopsida, Pottiaceae) new to Mexico. Bryologist 108: 129-130.


Zander, R. H. 2005. [Review of:] Chaia Clara Heyn & Ilana Herrnstadt (Editors). The Bryophyte Flora of Israel and Adjacent Regions. Parts 1 & 2. . . . .  Bryologist 108: 478-479.


Zander, R. H. 2006. Initiation of search for fossil traits in the genome. Bryological Times 119: 5-6. (May 2006)


Zander, R. H. 2006. The Pottiaceae s.str. as an evolutionary Lazarus taxon. J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 100: 581--602. Note: [This file is 990 kb, and is an image-based reprint, but is searchable within Adobe Acrobat Reader. A text version is at click here.]


Zander, R. H. 2007. Results of search for fossil traits in the genome. Bryological Times 121: 7. (December 2006)


Zander, R. H. 2007. Neutralist evolution and strict monophyly adversely affect biodiversity study. Anales del Jardin Botánica de Madrid. 64: 107-108.


Zander, R. H. 2007. When biodiversity study and systematics diverge. Biodiversity (Tropical Conservancy) 8: 43-48.



Zander, R. H. 2007. Paraphyly and the species concept, a reply to Ebach & al. Taxon 56: 642-644.


Zander, R. H. 2007. Nine easy steps for constructing reliable trees from published phylogenetic analyses. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 94: 691-709. See also: Supplement.


Zander, R. H. 2007. Bryological investigation of two mounting media. Bryological Times 123: 16-17.


Zander, R. H. 2007 [2008]. Future FNA volumes with APG influence. FNA Newsletter 21 (1--2): 3--4.


Zander, R. H. 2008. Statistical evaluation of the clade “Rhabdoweisiaceae.” Bryologist 111: 292--301.


Zander, R. H. 2008. Evolutionary inferences from non-monophyly on molecular trees. Taxon 57: 1182--1188. or


Zander, R. H. 2009. Evolutionary analysis of five bryophyte families using virtual fossils. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 66: 119--134.  or


Zander, R. H. 2010. Taxon mapping exemplifies punctuated equilibrium and atavistic saltation. Plant Syst. Evol. 286: 69--90 or


Zander, R. H. 2010 (2011).  Structuralism in phylogenetic systematics. Biological Theory 5: 383–394. or


Zander, R. H. 2013. A Framework for Post-Phylogenetic Systematics. Zetetic Publications, St. Louis. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Amazon.


Zander, R. H. 2014. Four water-soluble mounting media for microslides. Phytoneuron 2014-32: 1–4.


Zander, R. H. 2014. Classical determination of monophyly, exemplified with Didymodon s. lat. (Bryophyta). Part 1 of 3, synopsis and simplified concepts. Phytoneuron 2014-78: 1–7. or click here


Zander, R. H. 2014. Classical determination of monophyly, exemplified with Didymodon s. lat. (Bryophyta). Part 2 of 3, concepts. Phytoneuron 2014-79: 1–23. or click here


Zander, R. H. 2014. Classical determination of monophyly exemplified with Didymodon s. lat. (Bryophyta). Part 3 of 3, analysis. Phytoneuron 2014-80: 1–19. or click here


Zander, R. H. 2014. Response to a particularly nasty review in the journal Cladistics. Phytoneuron 2014-110: 1–4.


Zander, R. H. 2014. Support measures for caulistic macroevolutionary transformations in evolutionary trees. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 100: 100–107.



Zander co-authored papers:


Arlinghaus, A. L. & R. H. Zander. 2008.  Electronic journals: Then and now . . . A fifteen year retrospective. Solstice 19(2). December, 2008. Persistent URL:


Hedderson, T. A. & R. H. Zander. 2007. Triquetrella mxinwana, a new moss species from South Africa, with a phylogenetic and biogeographic hypothesis for the genus. J. Bryology 29: 151-160.


Hedderson, T. A. & R. H. Zander. 2007. Ludorugbya springbokorum (Pottiaceae) a new moss genus and species from the Western Cape Province of South Africa. J. Bryology 29: 222--227.


Hedderson, T. A. & R. H. Zander. 2008. Chenia ruigtevleia (Pottiaceae), a new moss species from the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Bryologist 111: 496--500.


Hedderson, T. A. & R. H. Zander. 2008. Vrolijkheidia circumscissa (Pottiaceae), a new moss genus and species from the Succulent Karoo of South Africa. J. Bryol. 30: 143--146.


Hedderson, T. A. & R. H. Zander. 2008. Algaria nataliei (Pottiaceae), a new moss genus and species from the Western Cape Province of South Africa. J. Bryol. 30: 192--195. Note: epithet should be “nataliae.”


Hedenäs, L. & P. M. Eckel. 2011. 21. Tortella arctica (Arnold) Crundw. & Nyholm. J. Bryol. 33: 321.


Ochyra, R. & R. H. Zander. 2007. Czy Tortula lithophila jest konspecyfi czna z Sarconeurum glaciale (Bryopsida: Pottiaceae)?  Fragm. Flor. Geobot. Polonica 14(1): 15-18. [In Polish, English summary. Is Tortula lithophila conspecific with Sarconeurum glaciale (Bryopsida: Pottiaceae)?]


Rogers, W. F. & R. H. Zander. 1977. Memoir of the Buffalo Plains. Collections (Buffalo Museum of Science) 1977 May: 40-44.


Rundel, P. W., W. Stichler, R. H. Zander & H. Ziegler. 1979. Carbon and hydrogen isotope ratios of bryophytes from arid and humid regions. Oecologia 44: 91-94.


Saxena, D. K., D. Gahtori & R. H. Zander. 2013. Anoectangium thomsonii Mitt. (Pottiaceae, Bryophyta) from Uttarakhand, India. Geophytology 43: 111-116.


Suárez, G. M., M. M. Schiavone & R. H. Zander. 2010. Sporophytes in the genus Saitobryum (Pottiaceae, Bryophyta). Gayana Bot. 67: 125--129.


Zander, R. H. & A. M. Cleef. 1982. Studies in Colombian cryptogams. XVI. Taxonomy and ecology of Kingiobryum paramicola (Dicranaceae, Musci). Proceedings of the Koniklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Webenschappen, Ser. C, 85: 627-634.


Zander, R. H. & H. J. During. 1999. Neophoenix (Pottiaceae), a new African moss genus found through soil bank diaspore analysis. Taxon 48: 657-662.


Zander, R. H. & T. A. Hedderson. 2009. Acaulonopsis, a new moss genus of the Pottiaceae from Western Cape Province of South Africa, and comments on Vrolijkheidia. J. Bryol. 31: 234–239.


Zander, R. H. & T. A. Hedderson. 2011. Picobryum, a new genus of Pottiaceae (Bryophyta) from South Africa, and an erratum for Acaulonopsis. Journal of Bryology 33: 130–133.


Zander, R. H. & T. A. Hedderson. 2011. A  new species of Crossidium (Pottiaceae, Bryophyta) from South Africa. Journal of Bryology 33: 304–307.


Zander, R. H. & R. R. Ireland, Jr. 1979. Propaguliferous Ceratodon purpureus in riparian environments. Bryologist 82: 474–478.


Zander, R. H., J. A. Jiménez & T. Sagar. 2005. Didymodon bistratosus (Pottiaceae, Bryopsida) in the New World. Bryologist 108: 540-543.


Zander, R. H., D. Toren & P. M. Eckel. 2007. Gymnostomum aeruginosum, G. calcareum and G. viridulum (Pottiaceae, Bryopsida) in California. Journal of Bryology 29: 27-32.


Zander, R. H. & W. A. Weber. 2005. Anoectangium handelii (Bryopsida, Pottiaceae) in the New World. Bryologist 108: 47-49.



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