New and noteworthy bryophyte records for Turkey and Southwest Asia

ÖREN M., Uyar G., Ezer T., Gozcu M. C.

TELOPEA, vol.20, pp.97-104, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.7751/telopea11088
  • Journal Name: TELOPEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.97-104
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Sphagnum flexuosum Dozy & Molk. (Sphagnaceae, Bryophyta) and Obtusifolium obtusum (Lindb.) S.W.Arnell (Cephaloziellaceae, Marchantiophyta) are recorded in Turkey for the first time. The specimens were collected at Samanli Mountains in north-west Turkey and Kure Mountains in the north of Turkey. Descriptions and illustrations of the two species, and notes on their distributions and ecological characteristics within Turkey are provided.