IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 5, May 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
M. D. K. L. Gunathilaka
Bryophytes are the first dwellers of land plant history. The global context of bryophytes species is comparatively obtained much greater concern with the emergence of the concept of conservation biology. Literature from 1860 to 2017 was used along with e-resources for the review. Literary evidence revealed a rate of destruction or degradation of bryophytes has increased. The unawareness of people regarding the value of bryoflora has increased the rate of destruction. Considering both the ecological and economic value of bryophytes this review emphasized the necessity of conservation measures to protect bryophyte species.