Özdemir T.1, Batan N.2 2017. The bryophyte checklist of Trabzon Province of Turkey // Arctoa. Vol. 26(1): 58–67 [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

KEYWORDS: checklist, Bryophytes, Trabzon, Turkey

ABSTRACT. A checklist of the bryophyte species recorded in Trabzon Province located in the northeast of Turkey has been compiled basing on data appeared during the past 110 years. Altogether 373 taxa have been recorded including 323 mosses, 49 liverworts and 1 hornwort. The largest number of species have Orthotrichum (12), Sphagnum (12), Grimmia (12), Ptychostomum (11), Brachythecium (9), Dicranum (8), Hypnum (8), Racomitrium (8), Didymodon (7), Plagiomnium (7), Plagiothecium (7), Tortella (7), Fissidens (6) Schistidium (6), Polytrichum (6), Lewinskya (5), Sciuro-hypnum (5), Mnium (5), Philonotis (5) and Tortula (5) in mosses; Porella (5), Bazzania (3), Calypogeia (3), Lophocolea (3) and Scapania (3) are the richest in species number in liverworts, and Anthoceros is the only genus of hornworts represented in the checklist. The checklist is alphabetically ordered by scientific names. A bibliography of supporting references is included.

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doi 10.15298/arctoa.26.05