Batan, N., H. Erata, Ö. Özen, T. Özdemir & M. Alataş. The Bryophyte Flora of Ardahan Province (Turkey)

Arctoa (2017) 26: 187–197

doi: 10.15298/arctoa.26.18


As a result of bryological excursion in the Ardahan Province in Turkey (Northeast Anatolia), a total of 408 bryophtes belonging to 141 genera and 55 families were determined from 120 different localities, including one hornwort, 37 liverworts and 370 mosses. Among them, Hennediella heimii, Syntrichia minor and Bryum warneum  are reported for the second time from Turkey. Also, almost all bryophyte taxa are new for Ardahan Province.