New and noteworthy moss records for Turkey and Southwest Asia


TELOPEA, vol.17, pp.35-42, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.7751/telopea20147546
  • Journal Name: TELOPEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.35-42
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


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 (Hubener) T.J.Kop. a new record for this region. Illustrations, ecology, geographic distribution and brief comparisons with morphologically similar taxa are given.