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Title: Die Moosflora des silikatischen Findlings Alexanderstein in Küsnacht (ZH)
Authors : Hepenstrick, Daniel
Urmi, Edi
Meier, Markus K.
Bergamini, Ariel
Published in : Meylania
Volume(Issue) : 57
Pages : 15
Pages to: 23
Publisher / Ed. Institution : BRYOLICH
Issue Date: 2016
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Language : German
Subject (DDC) : 580: Plants (Botany)
Abstract: On the siliceous erratic boulder „Alexanderstein“ in Küsnacht (Canton of Zürich, Switzerland) 48 bryophyte taxa were identified. Their ecological indicator values and other ecological traits were analysed. The mosses Dicranum fulvum, Hedwigia ciliata, Grimmia decipiens, G. elatior and G. hartmanii as well as the fern species Asplenium septentrionale are remarkable, because on the Swiss Plateau and in the Jura region these calcifuge rock-dwelling species exclusively inhabit siliceous erratic boulders. The populations of these species are, however, very small and they are potentially threatened by recreational use of the boulder. Conservation measures are discussed.
Departement: Life Sciences und Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Natural Resource Sciences (IUNR)
Publication type: Contribution to Magazine or Newspaper
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-2029
ISSN: 1018-8142
Published as part of the ZHAW project : Naturschutzbiologie der Findlingsflora
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