Shabeta M.S.1, Rykovsky G.F.1 2015. Bryophyte diversity in the Belarus coniferous forests // Arctoa. Vol. 24(2): 541–546 [in English].

1 V.F. Kuprevich Institute of Experimental Botany, The Belarussian National Academy of Sciences, Academic Str., 27, Minsk, 220072, Republic of Belarus; e-mails:,

Keywords: bryophytes, coniferous forests, pine forests, spruce forests, biodiversity, biomorphs, ecomorphs

Abstract. In the article complex characteristics of bryophytes in forest types are presented with accentuation on their typological features in forests of pine and spruce formations in a comparative perspective. For describing the ecological structure of bryocomponent of Belarus coniferous forests, the relation of bryophytes to humidity and trophic characteristics of habitats is analyzed. Rare species and species under conservation are marked. The list of species typical for certain types of forest is presented.

doi: 10.15298/arctoa.24.46

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