PROTECTED SPECIES OF MOSSES IN THE URBAN AREA OF ŁÓDŹ
 
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Katedra Geobotaniki i Ekologii Roślin, Uniwersytet Łódzki, ul. Banacha 12/16, 90-237 Łódź
Publish date: 2014-10-21
 
Inż. Ekolog. 2013; 33:111–118
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The paper presents of protected moss species which occur within the administrative boundaries of the city of Łódź. Łódź is the second largest city of Poland with regard to population. It is located close to the geographical centre of the country. Distribution of 27 species has been presented in the aspect of their occurrence in four structural-functional zones. The most frequent species in the study area are: Dicranum scoparium, Pleurozium schreberi, Pseudoscleropodium purum and Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus. The large number of protected mosses were noted in suburbs on lowered urbanization pressure area.