The genus Pseudephemerum and Schistidium confusum newly reported from Turkey and Southwestern Asia

Güray UYAR, Muhammet ÖREN, Tülay EZER & Merve CAN GÖZCÜ

en Cryptogamie, Bryologie 39 (1) - Pages 55-60

Published on 26 January 2018

Pseudephemerum nitidum (Hedw.) Loeske (Ditrichaceae) and Schistidium confusum H.H.Blom (Grimmiaceae) were recorded for the first time in Turkey and Southwest Asia. Moreover, the genus Pseudephemerum (Lindb.) I.Hagen was recorded as new for this region, whereas Schistidium confusum was firstly reported from Mediterranean countries. Site descriptions, illustrations and diagnostic characters, ecology, geographic distribution of these species and brief comparisons with morphologically similar taxa were presented.

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