New and noteworthy moss records for Turkey and Southwest Asia

Turan Özdemir, Nevzat Batan

Abstract


Following a recent bryological foray to northern Turkey Rhizomnium striatulum (Mitt.) T.J.Kop., Leucodon coreensis
Cardot and Leucobryum bowringii Mitt. are reported new to Turkey, the Mediterranean and Southwest Asia. Cyrtomnium Holmen is a new genus record for Turkey and Southwest Asia and Cyrtomnium hymenophylloides (Hübener) T.J.Kop. a new record for Turkey and Southwest Asia. Illustrations, ecology, geographic distribution and brief comparisons with morphologically similar taxa are given.

Keywords


Mosses, biodiversity, new record, Turkey, Southwest Asia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea20147546