Many individuals and institutions have provided support directly or indirectly to the Bolivian bryophyte project over last 10 years. In Bolivia collections have been contributed by C. Aldana (LPB), O. Apaza (HSB), A. Araujo-Murakami (USZ), L. Arroyo (USZ), H. Cabrera (LPB), E. Calzadilla (USZ), S. Carreño (USZ), J.C. Catari (USZ), L. Cayola (LPB), O. Colque (USZ), M. Decker (BOLV), A. Fuentes (USZ, LPB), J. Gutiérrez (HSB), H. Huaylla (HSB), Y. Inturias (USZ), I. Jiménez (LPB), C. Jordán (†, USZ), I. Linneo (USZ), A. Lliully (HSB), R. Lozano (HSB), C. Maldonado (LPB), M. Mendoza (USZ), F. Mogro (BOLV), M. Muñoz (USZ), D. Rocabado (USZ), N. Sanjines (LPB), M. Serrano (HSB), I. Vargas (USZ), J. Villalobos (HSB), D. Villarroel (USZ). Institution support has been provided by BOLV (Cochabamba), HSB (Sucre), LPB (La Paz) and USZ (Santa Cruz). A special thanks to Chiqui Arroyo for administrative assistance during the entire course of the project in Bolivia.
The following specialists have given time and effort in providing specimen determinations or verifications: W.R. Buck (NY), G. Calabrese (MA), M. Cano (MUB), D. Costa (RB), C. Delgadillo (MEXU), M. Gallego (MUB), S.R. Gradstein (PC), L. Hedenãs (S), J. Heinrichs (GOET), R. Ireland (MO and US), J. Jiménez (MUB), J. Larrain, J. Muñoz (MA), M. Price (G), R. Pursell (†, PAC), W.D. Reese (†, LAF), M.E. Reiner-Drehwald (GOET), A. Schäfer-Verwimp, J. Váňa (PRC), T. Vaz-Imbassahy (BR), K. Yamada (NICH), Y. Yuzawa (NICH), R. Zander (MO).
Map of the montane forest (Yungas and Tucuman-Bolivian) represented by the species Plagiomnium rhynchophorum.
The Missouri Botanical Garden has provided base support throughout the project; MO personal acknowledged include B. Allen J. Atwood, B. Bassuner, E. Feltz, R. Magill and O.M. Montiel. Special thanks to Bob Magill for his support with Tropicos and project page, and to Olga Martha Montiel for continuous encouragement.
The political map of Bolivia has been provided with permission of FAN (Fundación Amigos de la Naturaleza) of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. The project, Mosses of Bolivia, is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation (DEB-0542422, DEB-1051545); a previous grant (DEB-9626747) also assisted with limited fieldwork and infrastructural development for Bolivian institutions (BOLV, HSB, LPB, USZ). Small support grants have been provided by the Taylor Fund for Ecological Research, Missouri Botanical Garden for Bolivia.
Collaborators: Maria Cano (MUB), Mayte Gallego (MUB), Juan Jimenez (MUB).
Project Investigator and Translator: Claudia Aldana (LPB)
Project Illustrator and Graphics: Eliana Calzadilla (USZ).