Two new records of Fissidens (Fissidentaceae Bryopsida) in Southern Turkey

Ozlem Tonguç YAYINTAS & Bruce ALLEN

en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 30 (2) - Pages 311-316

Published on 24 April 2009

Fissidens fontanus and F. osmundoides (Fissidentaceae, Bryopsida) are recorded for the first time in Turkey. The former was collected from Dörtyol (Hatay Province) in the Amanos Mountains and the latter from Adana - Gülek Gate (Gülek Boazi). The nearest locality to Turkey for F. fontanus is Israel, while F. osmundoides is known nearby in Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, the Caucasus region, and Iran. There are now 22 species of Fissidens present in Turkey.

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