The liverworts of the Khulga River Basin (Subpolar Urals, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra)
Keywords:liverworts, ecology, distribution, phytogeography, flora, Subpolar Urals, Russia
The annotated list of liverworts of Khulga River Basin (Subpolar Urals, north-east part of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra) is compiled based on identification of 300 specimens gathered by E. D. Lapshina and I. V. Filippov in 2018. It counts 84 species, among them two species new for the Urals and five species (Arnellia fennica, Frullania austinii, Mesoptychia rutheana, Metzgeria furcata, Scapania sphaerifera) new for Subpolar Urals. Annotations to the species include distribution, description of habitats and data on reproduction structures. Comparison with two previously studied local floras as well as the full list of liverworts of Asian part of the Urals is provided. A total of 144 species have now been recorded in three studies of the Urals territories within the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area.