Maksimov A.I.1, Ignatova E.A.2 2008. Sphagnum alaskense (Sphagnaceae, Bryophyta), a new species for Russia // Arctoa. Vol. 17: 109–112 [in English].

1 Institute of Biology of Karelian Research Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushkinskaya 11, Petrozavodsk, 185910 Russia; e-mail: maksimov_tolya@mail.ru

2 Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow 119234 Russia; e-mail: arctoa@list.ru

KEYWORDS: mosses, Sphagnum, taxonomy, new records, Russia.

ABSTRACT. Sphagnum alaskense, a species described recently from the Alaska, is revealed in Russia, in East Yakutia, Chukotka, Magadan Province, Sakhalin and Kuril Islands. Description and illustrations of plants from Asia are provided, and its distribution in Russia is mapped.

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doi 10.15298/arctoa.17.09