Inventory of Bryophytes in the "Bulgarka" Nature Park

Plamen S. Stoyanov1,2*, Rumen D. Mladenov1,2, Tzenka I. Radoukova1, Ivanka I. Teneva1, Detelina S. Belkinova1, Yordanka G. Hristeva3, Gana M. Gecheva3
 
1 – University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski", Faculty of Biology, Department of Botany and Methods of Biology Teaching, 24 "Tzar Assen" Str., Plovdiv 4000, BULGARIA
2 - Medical University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 120 Bratya Bukston Blvd. Plovdiv 4000, BULGARIA
3 - University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski", Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, 24 "Tzar Assen" str., Plovdiv 4000, BULGARIA
*Corresponding author: pstoyanov@uni-plovdiv.bg
 
Abstract. This study reports data on the diversity of bryophytes in the Bulgarka Nature Park. The registered 55 species belonged to 23 families and 46 genera. Six species were with conservation status; 2 were assessed as Not Evaluated. The main threats were assessed and measures towards bryophyte conservation were proposed.
 
Key words: Bulgarka Nature Park, bryophytes, conservation status, threats.
 

Ecologia Balkanica, 2016, vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 57-64
Article № eb.16105, ICID: 1207898, [Full text - PDF]pdf

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