2nd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH, Rize, Turkey, 18 - 20 November 2020, pp.239
Turkey has three main floristic regions: Euro-Siberian, Mediterranean and Irano-Turanian. The
Euro-Siberian region, one of the most important phytogeographical regions, is situated in the north of
Turkey. In Turkey, bryofloristic studies are very intensive in the Aegean Region, Mediterranean Region,
Central Anatolia Region, Marmara Region and Black Sea Region. Although a large part of the Black Sea
region was studied in terms of bryophytes the Anzer valley has not been studied yet.
We collected bryophytes from Anzer Valley, Rize province in 2019. The samples were examined with
stereomicroscope and Binocular microscope. The bryophyte samples were identified using the relevant
literature. Scapania obscura (Arn. & Jens.) Schiffn is recorded for the second time in Turkey. And also with
this record, this species is reported for the first time from Rize and Eastern Black Sea region of Turkey.