Bakalin V.A. 1, 2, Xiong Y.3, Borovichev E.A.4, 5 2015. Additions to the knowledge of Guizhou hepatics (South China) // Arctoa. Vol. 24(2): 509-519 [in English].

1 Botanical Garden-Institute FEB RAS, Makovskogo Street, 142, Vladivostok, 690024, Russia; e-mail:

2 – Institute of Biology and Soil Science FEB RAS, Stoletiya Vladivostoka Avenue, 159, Vladivostok, 690022, Russia

3 – College of Life Sciences, Guizhou University, Guiyang, 550025, China; e-mail:

4 – Institute of Industrial Ecology Problems of the North of the Kola Science Center of RAS, Apatity, Murmansk Provinсe, 184209, Russia; е-mail:

5 – Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute of the Kola Science Center of RAS, Kirovsk, Murmansk Province, 184256, Russia

Keywords: Guizhou Province, China, Hepaticae, Anthocerotae, checklist

Abstract. The paper provides the results of a recent collaborative Russian-Chinese exploration of the Guizhou hepatic flora in southern China. In total, 99 species are listed, with seven species newly recorded for China (Calypogeia angusta, Cordaea flotoviana, Mesoptychia chinensis, M. ussuriensis, Lophozia silvicola, Riccia nipponica, and Riccardia nagasakiensis) and 12 others new for the Guizhou Province.  Presence of regenerative structures in the specimens examined, distribution in four studied localities, the elevation, ecology and associated species are provided for each species. Oil bodies of 54 species are illustrated by color photographs.

doi: 10.15298/arctoa.24.42

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