Bakalin V.A.1,2 2005. New data on distribution of liverworts on Kamchatka Peninsula (North–West Pacific, Russia) // Arctoa. Vol. 14: 155–162 [in English].

1 Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Stoletiya Vladivostoka Avenue, 159, Vladivostok 690022 Russia

2 Kamchatka Branch of Pacific Institute of Geography, Rybakov av., 19A, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, 683024, Russia

KEYWORDS: new records, hepatics, Sakhalin, Russian Far East, biodiversity, phytogeography

ABSTRACT. An overview is presented of studies of Kamchatka’s liverworts investigated in the last two years, since the publication of “Preliminary checklist...” (Bakalin, 2003a). The list of hepatics revealed by the author as the result of identification of his own collection as well as some miscellaneous materials in VLA is provided. The list includes 151 species, 33 of them are recorded for the peninsula for the first time. According to the published data, the liverwort flora of Kamchatka includes 202 species, being the most diverse among the regional floras of Russia.

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