Batan N.1, Erata H.2, Özen Ö.2, Özdem?r T.2, Alata? M.3 2017. The Bryophyte Flora of Ardahan Province (Turkey). // Arctoa. Vol. 26 (2): 187–197 [in English].

1 Maçka Vocational School, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey; e-mail:

2 Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Science, Biology Department, 61080, Trabzon, Turkey

3 Munzur University, Engineering Faculty, Department of Bioengineering, 62000, Tunceli, Turkey

KEYWORDS: Biodiversity, Ardahan, Bryophyte, Flora, Turkey.

ABSTRACT. As a result of bryological excursion in the Ardahan Province in Turkey (Northeast Anatolia), a total of 408 bryophtes belonging to 141 genera and 55 families were determined from 120 different localities, including one hornwort, 37 liverworts and 370 mosses. Among them, Hennediella heimii, Syntrichia minor and Bryum warneum are reported for the second time from Turkey. Also, all bryophyte taxa are new for Ardahan Province.

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doi: 10.15298/arctoa.26.18