Batan N.1, Özdemir T.2 2013. Contribution to the moss flora of eastern Black Sea region (Artvin) in Turkey and new record to the Southwest Asia // Arctoa. Vol. 22: 101–106 [in English].
2 Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Science, Biology Department, 61080, Trabzon, Turkey; e-mail: email@example.com
KEYWORDS: mosses, Turkey, new record, Artvin, Trematodon longicollis, Bruchiaceae.
ABSTRACT. The moss specimens were collected from various localities in Eastern Black Sea region in Turkey (Artvin province; Hopa and Arhavi Districts), which is located in caucasian part of Turkey. A total of 146 moss taxa (belonging to 73 genera and 33 families) were recorded within the study area. Among of these, Trematodon longicollis Michaux was determined as new to Turkey. Also, this is the first record of the genus, as well as the family Bruchiaceae from the Southwest Asia.