Czernyadjeva I.V.1 2000. First certain record of Hygrohypnum bestii (Ren. & Bryhn) Holz. ex Broth., for Eurasia (Russian Far East, Kamtchatka Peninsula) // Arctoa. Vol. 9: 105–108 [in English].

1 Komarov Botanical Institute, Prof. Popov str., 2, St. Petersburg, 197376 Russia

KEYWORDS: Hygrohypnum bestii, Amblystegiaceae, bryophytrs, new records, Russia.

ABSTRACT. Hygrohypnum bestii, previously known only from the North America, was found in the Russian Far East in the Kamtchatka Peninsula. Description, illustrations and ecological characteristics are provided. The diagnostic characters and differences between H. bestii, H. molle, H. duriusculum and H. ochraceum are discussed.

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