Original paper

Meesia Hedw. (Meesiaceae, Bryophyta) in Iran - evidence from a Quaternary subfossil record

Kürschner, Harald; Djamali, Morteza

Nova Hedwigia Band 87 Heft 3-4 (2008), p. 501 - 508

published: Nov 1, 2008

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2008/0087-0501

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Abstract

For the first time, a late Holocene subfossil moss, Meesia triquetra, is reported from NW Iran. Its remnants are included in a core of peat deposits, dated 875-675 cal yr BP. The finding is the first record of a Meesia species in the bryophyte flora of Iran and SW Asia.

Keywords

bryogeographybryophyte florameesia triquetrapostglacial vegetationsubfossil moss