Further information

Selected publications

Long, D.G. (2016) Bryophytes. pp 46–57 in: Nepal. An introduction to the natural history, ecology and human environment in the Himalayas. (eds. Miehe, G. & Pendry, C.A.). Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Söderström, L., Hagborg, A., von Konrat M., Bartholomew-Began, S., Bell, D., Briscoe, L., Brown, E, Cargill, D.C., Costa, D.P., Crandall-Stotler, B.J., Cooper, E.D., Dauphin, G., Engel, J.J., Feldberg, K., Glenny, D, Gradstein, S.R., He, X.-L., Ilkiu-Borges, A.L., Heinrichs, J, Hentschel, J, Katagiri, T., Konstantinova, N.A., Larraín, J., Long, D.G., Nebel, M., Pócs, T., Puche, F., Reiner-Drehwald, M.E., Renner, M.A.M., Sass-Gyarmati, A., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Segarra Moragues, J.G., Stotler, R.E., Sukkharak, P., Thiers, B.M., Uribe, J., Váňa, J., Villarreal, J.C., Wigginton, M., Zhang, L., & Zhu, R.-L. (2016) World checklist of hornworts and liverwortsPhytoKeys, 59: 1–828.

Long, D.G. & Rothero, G.P. (2015) Bryology in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. pp 101–122 in: Nature’s Conscience. The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe (eds. D.B.A. Thomson, H.H. Birks & H.J.B. Birks).

Villarreal, J.C., Crandall-Stotler, B.J., Hollingsworth, M.L., Long, D.G., Forrest, L.L. (2015) Divergence times and the evolution of morphological complexity in an early land plant lineage (Marchantiopsida) with a slow molecular rate. New Phytologist, 209:1734-1746.

Flagmeier, M., Long, D.G., Genney, D., Peter Hollingsworth, P.M., Ross, L.C. & Woodin, S.J. (2013) Fifty years of vegetation change in Oceanic-montane Liverwort-rich Heath in Scotland. Plant Ecology & Diversity, 7: 557–470.

Bell, D., Long, D.G., Forrest, A.D., Hollingsworth, M.L., Blom, H.H. & Hollingsworth, P.M. (2012) DNA barcoding European Herbertus (Marchantiopsida, Herbertaceae) and the discovery and description of a new species. Molecular Ecology Resources, 12: 36–47.

Crandall-Stotler, B., Stotler, R. & Long, D.G. (2009) Phylogeny and classification of the Marchantiophyta. Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 66: 1–44.

Hollingsworth, M.L., Clark, A., Forrest, L., Richardson, J., Pennington, R.T., Long, D.G., Cowan, R., Chase, M., Gaudeul, M. & Hollingsworth, P.M. (2009) Selecting barcoding loci for plants: evaluation of seven candidate loci with species level sampling in three divergent plant groups. Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 439–457.

Long, D.G. (2006) Revision of the grenus Asterella P.Beauv. in Eurasia. Bryophytorum Bibliotheca, 63: 1–299.

Long, D.G., Preston, J. & Möller, M. (2000) Phylogenetic relationships of Asterella (Aytoniaceae, Marchantiopsida) inferred from chloroplast DNA sequences. The Bryologist, 103: 625–644.

Membership and committees

Editorial Board, Bryophytorum Bibliotheca;

President of British Bryological Society 2002−2003;

Council Member of International Association of Bryologists 2008−2009;

Trustee of Edinburgh Botanic Garden (Sibbald) Trust;

Trustee of Borders Forest Trust.


2007 Royal Caldedonian Horticultural Society’s Patrick Neill Medal, for Services to Botany in Scotland.