Tan B.C.1, Zhao J.-C.2, Hu R.-L.2 1995. An updated checklist of mosses of Xinjiang, China // Arctoa. Vol.4: 1–14 [in English].

1 Farlow Herbarium, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, U.S.A.

2 Department of Biology, Xinjiang University, Urumqi 830046, Xinjiang Province, China

3 Department of Biology, East China University, Shanghai 200062, China

KEYWORDS: check-list, bryophytes, Xinjiang Province, new records, biodiversity, Amblyodon, Conardia.

ABSTRACT. An updated checklist of Xinjiang mosses based on past publications and new collections made in 1993 showed a total of 130 genera, 339 species and 8 infraspecific taxa. Twelve species and two varieties are reported here as new to China. They are Amblyodon dealbatus, Bryum schleicheri var. latifolium, Conardia compacta, Cynodontium schistii, Dicranella schreberiana, Orthotrichum cupulatum, O. hallii, O. pallens, O. speciosum var. elegans, Physcomitrium pyriforme, Pottia bryoides, P. heimii, Sphagnum warnstorfii and Tortella nitida. Amblyodon and Conardia are two new moss generic records for China.

doi 10.15298/arctoa.04.01

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