Ignatov M.S.1, Ignatova E.A.2 2003. Moss flora of the Middle European Russia. Vols. 1-2 М., КМК [Moscow, KMK]: Vol. 1 (2003): 1–608. (Arctoa. Vol. 11. Suppl. 1) [in Russian].

1 Tsitsin Main Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences, Botanicheskaya 4, Moscow 127276 Russia

2 Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow 119234 Russia

KEYWORDS: handbook, moss flora, Middle European Russia, key for identification, morphology, phytogeography, biodiversity.

ABSTRACT. Flora in two volumes provide detailed description of 532 moss species in the territory, with original illustrations for all species based on material from region. Gametophytic characters shown mostly in line drawings, while peristomes are shown on SEM micrographs for families.