Two new records for the bryophyte flora of Turkey and Southwest Asia

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Abay G., Erata H., Batan N., Özdemir T.

PLANT BIOSYSTEMS, vol.156, no.4, pp.875-881, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 156 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/11263504.2021.1947407
  • Journal Name: PLANT BIOSYSTEMS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, Environment Index, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.875-881
  • Keywords: Jungermannia, liverworts, mosses, Platyhypnum, Southwest Asia, Turkey, ANNOTATED CHECKLIST, MARCHANTIOPHYTA, MOSSES
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


Based on extensive bryophyte surveys across the different parts of the Anzer valley in Rize province from northeastern Turkey, a liverwort Jungermannia eucordifolia and a moss species Platyhypnum molle are reported as new to Turkey and southwestern Asia. Short descriptions, illustrations, new localities, ecological data and comparisons with morphologically similar species are provided for each of the reported species.