Ignatov M.S.1, Smith Merrill G.L.2 1995. Bryophytes of Altai Mountains. VI. The Family Polytrichaceae (Musci) // Arctoa. Vol.5: 61–98 [in English].

1 Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences, Botanicheskaya 4, Moscow 127276 Russia

2 Department of Botany, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496, U.S.A.

KEYWORDS: Polytrichum, Polytrichastrum, Pogonatum, Atrichum, new species, Polytrichum altaicum, taxonomy, keys for identification, mosses, Altai, Russia.

ABSTRACT. The family Polytrichaceae in the flora of Altai Mountains, southern Siberia, includes 16 species of 5 genera, Polytrichum, Polytrichastrum, Pogonatum, Atrichum and Psilopilum. Polytrichastrum altaicum Ignatov & Merr. sp. nov., is described;  Polytrichastrum longisetum var. anomalum (Milde) Ignatov & Merr. is a new combination. Keys and descriptions are provided for all species.


doi: 10.15298/arctoa.05.06

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