Ignatov M.S.1, Ignatova E.A.2 2003. Brachythecium buchananii (Brachytheciaceae, Musci) – a new species for Uzbekistan // Arctoa. Vol. 12: 113–114 [in English].

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

2 Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow 119234 Russia

KEYWORDS: new records, Brachythecium buchananii, Uzbekistan, phytogeography.

ABSTRACT. Brachythecium buchananii (Hook.) A. Jaeg. is found in Uzbekistan for the first time. This species is widespread in China, Corea, Japan, and Himalayas, and was also known from South Siberia, Russian Far East, and from Pakistan. The differential characters of B. buchananii are discussed and illustrated.

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