The genus Sphagnum L. in Turkey - with S. contortum, S. fallax, S. magellanicum and S. rubellum, new to Turkey and Southwest Asia
Kırmacı, Mesut; Kürschner, Harald
Four species, S. contortum, S. fallax, S. magellanicum and S. rubellum are recorded for the first time from Southwest Asia respectively Turkey, increasing the total known number of species to 22 (resp. 21 from Turkey). Five species (S. capillifolium, S. girgensohnii, S. inundatum, S. teres, S. warnstorfii) are re-collected after more than 100 resp. 40 years. In addition, first hints to the occurence of Oxycocco-Sphagnetea communities (e.g., Sphagnetalia magellanici) in Turkey are given.