Ivanova E.I.1, Ignatova E.A.2, Ignatov M.S.2,3 2016. Moss flora of the Suntar-Khayata Reserve, Yakutia // Arctoa. Vol. 25(1): 131–140 [in English].

1 Institute for Biological Problems of Cryolithozone of Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences, 41 Lenin ave., Yakutsk, 677000, Russia; e-mail: mosses07@rambler.ru

2 Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Geobotany Dept., Moscow 119991 Russia; e-mail: arctoa@list.ru

3 Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden, Russian Academy of Sciences, Botanicheskaya 4, Moscow 127276 Russia, e-mail: misha_ignatov@list.ru

KEYWORDS: mosses, rare species, metallophytes, Russia.

ABSTRACT. Moss flora of the area Suntar-Khayata Reserve is studied. This area is situated in the VerkhoyanskMountain Range, at 800–1895 m elev. The annotated list includes 208 species. Inspite the coldest climate in Northern Hemisphere, the flora of the area combines some temperate taxa, e.g., Hydrogonium amplexifolium, H. gregarium, Philonotis falcata, Plagiomnium acutum, Syntrichia pagorum, S. sinensis and Zygodon sibiricus, with such mainly Arctic species, as Lyellia aspera, Plagiothecium berggrenianum, Psilopilum cavifolium, Sphagnum beringiense and S. tundrae. Among the most remarkable records are Coscinodon hartzii, Dicranum bardunovii, Haplodontium macrocarpum, Indusiella thianschanica, Leptopterigynandrum piliferum, Schistidium relictum, Sphagnum subfulvum, Platydictya acuminata, Pseudohygrohypnum subeugyrium, and Pylaisia steerei.

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doi 10.15298/arctoa.25.11