Popova N.N.1 2002. Bryoflora of the Central Russian Upland. I // Arctoa. Vol. 11: 101–168 [in Russian].

1 Voronezh State Silvicultural Academy, Timiryazeva str., 8, Voronezh 394043 Russia

KEYWORDS: mosses, hepatics, flora, biodiversity, Central Russian Upland, reproductive biology.

ABSTRACT. The list of bryophytes of Central Russian Uppland, a separate physiogeographic land of the of the East Europe, is given. Brief essay of natural conditions and history of bryological investigation is provided. The major part of the Central Russian Uppland is situated in the forest-steppe zone, while its northern part is in area of deciduous forests and the southern one is in the steppe zone. Specific peculiarity of the region is the abundance of chalk and limestone outcrops on slopes to river valleys and ravines. The conspect of bryoflora includes 370 taxa; collections of author (of 1981-2002) and revised by author. Species are annotated with monoicous/dioicous/polyoicous sexual condition; sporophyte presence/absence; life form; coenoelement; ecology; geoelement; and occurrence frequency.

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