Afonina O.M.1 2009. On moss flora of Sokhondinsky State Nature Biosphere Reserve (Zabaikalsky Territory) // Arctoa. Vol. 18: 141–150 [in English].
1 Komarov Botanical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Prof. Popov str., 2, St. Petersburg, 197376 Russia; e-mail: email@example.com
KEYWORDS: mosses, Bryophyta, flora, Russia, Siberia, Zabakalsky Territory, Sokhondinsky State Reserve, phytogeography.
ABSTRACT. The preliminary data on the moss flora of Sokhondinsky State Nature Biosphere Reserve are presented. They are based mainly on the bryofloristic exploration of the upper forest belt in the upper course of Bukukun River in 2008, as well as on some moss collections made by staff of the Reserve and of the Botanical Garden of the Far Eastern Branch of RAS. Annotated list includes 186 species and two varieties, 18 species among them are new for the moss flora of Zabaikalsky Territory. The findings of some rare species, e. g. Aongstroemia orientalis, Bryoerythrophyllum latinervium, Ochyraea mollis, Pohlia tundrae, Schistidium subjulaceum, Sematophyllum substrumulosum Syntrichia laevipila are of interest for the moss flora of Russia as a whole.