Bakalin V.A.1, Chernyagina O.A.2, Kirichenko V.E.2 2007. Anthocerotophyta – a new divisio of plants for the flora of Kamchatka (North-West Pacific) // Arctoa. Vol. 16: 153–156 [in English].

1 Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Stoletiya Vladivostoka Avenue, 159, Vladivostok 690022 Russia; e-mail: v_bak@list.ru

2 Kamchatka Branch of Pacific Institute of Geography DVO RAN, Partizanskaja Street, 6, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, 683000 Russia; e-mail: defens@mail.kamchatka.ru

KEYWORDS: new records, hornwort, Kamchatka, Anthoceros, disjunctive distribution

ABSTRACT. During a study of ecosystems of the thermal mineral springs in Kamchatka Peninsula, Anthoceros agrestis Paton (Anthocerotophyta) was found.  This is the first record of the species, as well as of the hornworts as a whole for Kamchatka.  A description of the collection site and of the characteristic features of the species that distinguish it from its closest morphological taxa is provided.

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