Akatova T.V.1, Ignatova E.A.2 2015. On the moss flora of Lagonaki Highland (Adygea Republic, the Western Caucasus) // Arctoa. Vol. 24: 148–155 [in English].

1 Maykop Branch of Caucasian State Nature Biosphere Reserve, Sovetskaya 187, Maykop, Adygea Republic, 385000 Russia; e-mail: hookeria@mail.ru;

2 Moscow State University, Biological Faculty, Vorob’ovy gory 1-12, Moscow 119991 Russia; e-mail: arctoa@list.ru.

Keywords: Western Caucasus, Republic of Adygea, Lagonaki Highland, mosses, flora.

Abstract. Annotated list of 211 moss species of the isolated karst massif in westernmost high mountainous part of the Greater Caucasus Mountains is presented. 12 species are new for the Republic of Adygeya. The list includes some interesting records of species which are rare in the area, e.g., Mielichhoferia mielichhoferiana, Plasteurhynchium striatulum, Pseudotaxiphyllum elegans, Seligeria trifaria, Barbula crocea, Tayloria lingulata, Grimmia teretinervis, Lescuraea plicata, L. saviana, Plagiobryum demissum, Buxbaumia viridis, Pseudocalliergon trifarium, Sphagnum angustifolium, and S. balticum. A brief characteristic of habitats is given in annotations.

doi: 10.15298/arctoa.24.15

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