Özdemir T.1, Batan N.2 2016. The bryophyte flora of Ordu Province (Turkey) // Arctoa. Vol. 25(1): 144–159 [in English].

1 Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Science, Biology Department, 61080, Trabzon, Turkey; e-mail: ozdemirturan@gmail.com

2 Karadeniz Technical University, Maçka Vocational School, 61750, Trabzon, Turkey; e-mail: nevzatbatan@gmail.com

KEYWORDS: Ordu Province, Bryophyte, Flora, Turkey.

ABSTRACT. To determine bryophyte diversity of Ordu region, investigation materials were collected from 310 different localities between 1 October 2013 and 1 October 2015 in the study area. The taxonomic survey of Ordu yielded one species of Anthocerotophyta, 51 taxa of 25 families of  Marchantiophyta and 365 taxa of 43 families of Bryophyta. Among these taxa, Thamnobryum coreanum (Cardot) Nog. & Z. Iwats. appears to be new to bryophyte Flora of Turkey. All taxa are new records for the Ordu Province.

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doi 10.15298/arctoa.25.13