Institute

Professor Ryszard Ochyra

Professor Emeritus

Unit
National Collection of Biodiversity of Recent and Fossil Organisms
E‑mail
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Phone
+4812‑4241‑748
Address
Lubicz 46, 31‑512 Kraków, Poland
Room
B‑219

ORCID

Research interests

  • Systematics of various groups of mosses on a global scale, in particular those of families Grimmiaceae, Amblystegiaceae, Dicranaceae, Seligeriaceae.
  • Taxonomy and phytogeography of bryophytes in the Southern Hemisphere, with particular reference to the Antarctic and Southern Ocean islands, tropical sub-Saharan Africa and South America.
  • Floristics and chorology of bryophytes in Poland.
  • Nomenclature of bryophytes.
  • Bryophyte karyology.
  • History of bryology.

Recent publications (selected)

Ellis L.T., Afonina O.M., Czernyadjeva I.V., Konoreva L.A., Potemkin A.D., Kotkova V.M., Alataş M., Blom H.H., Boiko M., Cabral R.A., Jimenez S., Dagnino D., Turcato C., Minuto L., Erzberger P., Ezer T., Galanina O.V., Hodgetts N., Ignatov M.S., Ignatova E.A., Kazanovsky S.G., Kiebacher T., Köckinger H., Korolkova E.O., Larraín J., Maksimov A.I., Maity D., Martins A., Sim-Sim M., Monteiro F., Catarino L., Medina R., Nobis M., Nowak A., Ochyra R., Parnikoza I., Ivanets V., Plášek V., Philippe M., Saha P., Aziz Md.N., Shkurko A.V., Ştefănuţ S., Suárez G.M., Uygur A., Erkul K., Wierzgoń M., Graulich A. 2020. New national and regional bryophyte records, 63. Journal of Bryology 42: 281‒296. DOI

Ochyra R., Plášek V. 2020. The sinking of another endemic in the moss flora of Tristan da Cunha and its phytogeographical consequences. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 89: 8936. DOI

Ochyra R., van Rooy J., Bryan V.S. 2020. Ephemerum homomallum (Pottiaceae) and Torrentaria aquatica (Brachytheciaceae), two more American moss species new to Africa. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 89: 8938. DOI

Plášek V., Ochyra R. 2020. Orthotrichum alpestre, a new addition to the moss flora of Poland, with notes on O. schimperi (Orthotrichaceae: Bryophyta). Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 89: 89310. DOI

Ochyra R., Plášek V. 2019. On the taxonomic status of Isopterygium ambiguum (Hypnaceae, Bryophyta) from Gough Island in the South Atlantic Ocean. Herzogia 32: 357‒368. DOI

Tan B.C., Ochyra R., Ho B.-C., Bednarek-Ochyra H. 2019. Distichophyllum shevockii (Daltoniaceae, Bryophyta), a new species from the Philippines. Annales Botanici Fennici 56: 361–367. DOI

Ellis L.T., Afonina O.M., Andriamiarisoa R.L., Asthana G., Bharti R., Aymerich P., Bambe B., Boiko M., Brugués M., Ruiz E., Sáez L., Cano M.J., Ros R., Čihal L., Deme J., Csiky J., Dihoru G., Dřevojan P., Ezer T., Fedosov V.E., Ignatova E.A., Seregin A.P., Garcia C.A., Martins A., Sérgio C., Sim-Sim M., Rodrigues A.S.B., Gradstein S.R., Reeb C., Irmah A., Suleiman M., Koponen T., Kučera J., Lebouvier M., LiQun Y., Long D.G., Maksimov A.I., Maksimova T.A., Muñoz J., Nobis M., Nowak A., Ochyra R., O'Leary S.V., Osorio F., Pisarenko O.Yu., Plášek V., Skoupá Z., Schäfer-Verwimp A., Schnyder N., Shevock J.R., Ştefănuţ S., Sulayman M., Sun B.-Y., Park S.J., Tubanova D.Ya., Váňa J., Wolski G.J., Yao K.-Y., Yoon Y-J., Yücel E. 2018. New national and regional bryophyte records, 56. Journal of Bryology 40: 271–296. DOI

Ignatov M.S., Porley R.D., Ochyra R., Kuznetsova O.I., Ignatova E.A. 2018. Coscinodon monchiquensis R.D.Porley, Ochyra & Ignatova (Grimmiaceae), a new species from the Algarve, southern Portugal. Journal of Bryology 40: 125–136. DOI

Parnikoza I., Rozhok A., Convey P., Veselski M., Esefeld J., Ochyra R., Mustafa O., Braun С., Peter H.-U., Smykla J., Kunakh V., Kozeretska I. 2018. Spread of Antarctic vegetation by the kelp gull: comparison of two maritime Antarctic regions. Polar Biology 41: 1143–1155. DOI

Ronikier M., Saługa M., Jiménez J.A., Ochyra R., Stryjak-Bogacka M. 2018. Multilocus DNA analysis supports Didymodon gelidus (Musci, Pottiaceae) as a distinct endemic of the austral polar region. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 87: 3609. DOI

Saługa M., Ochyra R., Żarnowiec J., Ronikier M. 2018. Do Antarctic populations represent local or widespread phylogenetic and ecological lineages? Complicated fate of bipolar moss concepts with Drepanocladus longifolius as a case study. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 18: 263–278. DOI

Skoupá Z., Ochyra R., Guo S.-L., Sulayman M., Plášek V. 2018. Three remarkable additions of Orthotrichum species (Orthotrichaceae) to the moss flora of China. Herzogia 31: 88–100. DOI

Stebel A., Ochyra R., Konstantinova N.A., Ziaja W., Ostafin K., Maciejowski W. 2018. A contribution to the knowledge of the bryophytes in polar areas subject to rapid deglaciation: a case study from south-eastern Spitsbergen. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 87: 3603. DOI

Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R. 2017. A nomenclatural rectification in the widespread East Asian species of Dilutineuron (Bryophyta, Grimmiaceae). Herzogia 30: 362–369. DOI

Ellis L.T., Ah-Peng C., Aleffi M., Baráth K., Brugués M., Ruiz E., Buck W.R., Czernyadjeva I.V., Erzberger P., Fantecelle L.B., Peñaloza-Bojacá G.F., Araújo C.A.T., Oliveira B.A., Maciel-Silva A.S., Gremmen N.J.M., Guo S.-L., Hedderson T.A., February E., Wilding N., Hugonnot V., Kırmacı M., Kürschner H., Lebouvier M., Mesterházy A., Ochyra R., Philippe M., Plášek V., Skoupá Z., Poponessi S., Gigante D., Venanzoni R., Rawat K.K., Sahu V., Asthana A.K., Sabovljević M.S., Sabovljević A.D., Schäfer-Verwimp A., Wierzcholska S. 2017. New national and regional bryophyte records, 50. Journal of Bryology 39: 99–114. DOI

Ellis L.T., Alataş M., Aleffi M., Alegro A., Šegota V., Ozimec S., Vuković N., Koletić N., Prlić D., Bontek M., Asthana A.K., Gupta D., Sahu V., Rawat K.K., Bakalin V.A., Klimova K.G., Baráth K., Beldiman L.N., Csiky J., Deme J., Kovács D., Cano M.J., Guerra J., Czernyadjeva I.V., Dulin M.V., Erzberger P., Ezer T., Fedosov V.E., Fontinha S., Sim-Sim M., Garcia C.A., Martins A., Granzow-de la Cerda I., Sáez L., Hassel K., Weibull H., Hodgetts N.G., Infante M., Heras P., Kiebacher T., Kučera J., Lebouvier M., Ochyra R., Ören M., Papp B., Park S.J., Sun B.-Y., Plášek V., Poponessi S., Venanzoni R., Purger D., Reis F., Sinigla M., Stebel A., Ştefănuţ S., Uyar G., Vončina G., Wigginton M.J., Yong K.-T., Chan M.S., Yoon Y.-J. 2017. New national and regional bryophyte records, 52. Journal of Bryology 39: 285–304. DOI

Jiménez J.A., Ochyra R. 2017. Reinstatment of species rank for Didymodon gelidus (Bryophyta, Pottiaceae). Cryptogamie, Bryologie 38: 383–392. DOI

Ochyra R., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Plášek V. 2017. (2250) Proposal to conserve the name Plagiomnium against Orthomnion and Orthomniopsis (Bryophyta: Mniaceae). Taxon 66: 1218–1220. DOI

Philippe M., Ochyra R. 2017. Biogeographical complements for Seligeria carniolica and S. irrigata (Bryophyta, Seligeriaceae). Cryptogamie, Bryologie 38: 303–312. DOI

Roberts S.J., Monien P., Foster L.C., Loftfield J., Hocking E.P., Schnetger B., Pearson E.J., Juggins S., Fretwell P., Ireland L., Ochyra R., Haworth A.R., Allen C.S., Moreton S.G., Davies S.J., Brumsack H.-J., Bentley M.J., Hodgson D.A. 2017. Past penguin colony responses to explosive volcanism on the Antarctic Peninsula. Nature Communications 8: 14914. DOI

Sawicki J., Plášek V., Ochyra R., Szczecińska M., Ślipiko M., Myszczyński K., Kulik T. 2017. Mitogenomic analyses support the recent division of the genus Orthotrichum (Orthotrichaceae, Bryophyta). Scientific Reports 7: 4408. DOI

Skoupá Z., Ochyra R., Guo S.-L., Sulayman M., Plášek V. 2017. Distributional novelties for Lewinskya, Nyholmiella and Orthotrichum (Orthotrichaceae) in China. Herzogia 30: 58–73. DOI

Blom H.H., Bednarek-Ochyra H., Ochyra R. 2016. Studies on Schistidium (Grimmiaceae, Bryophyta) in Europe, with particular reference to the Alps: I. A description of S. marginale sp. nov. Phytotaxa 247: 210–218. DOI

Drobnik J., Stebel A., Ochyra R. 2016. The earliest bryological data from East-Central Europe. Annales Botanici Fennici 53: 383–400. DOI

Ellis L.T., Asthana A.K., Srivastava P., Omar I., Rawat K.K., Sahu V., Cano M.J., Costa D.P., Dias E.M., Dias dos Santos N., Silva J.B., Fedosov V.E., Kozhin M.N., Ignatova E.A., Germano S.R., Golovina E.O., Gremmen N.J.M., Ion R., Ştefănuţ S., von Konrat M., Jimenez M.S., Suárez G.M., Kiebacher T., Lebouvier M., Long D.G., Maity D., Ochyra R., Parnikoza I., Plášek V., Fialová L., Skoupá Z., Poponessi S., Aleffi M., Sabovljević M.S., Sabovljević A.D., Saha P., Aziz M.N., Sawicki J., Suleiman M., Sun B.-Y., Váňa J., Wójcik T., Yoon Y.-J., Żarnowiec J., Larraín J. 2016. New national and regional bryophyte records, 46. Journal of Bryology 38: 47–63. DOI

Ochyra R., Garland M. 2016. Nomenclatural history of the generic name Haplocladium (Bryophyta: Leskeaceae). Taxon 65: 1097–1100. DOI

Ochyra R., Garland M. 2016. (2468) Proposal to conserve the name Haplocladium (Müll. Hal.) Müll. Hal. (Bryophyta: Leskeaceae) against Haplocladium Nägeli (Rhodophyceae: Ceramiaceae). Taxon 65: 1172–1173. DOI

Ochyra R., Ireland R.R. 2016. Isopterygium tenerifolium (Hypnaceae, Bryophyta) – one more Afro-American disjunct. Herzogia 29: 72–78. DOI

Pócs T., Ochyra R., Bednarek-Ochyra H. 2016. Lepidozia cupressina (Marchantiopsida, Lepidoziaceae) in sub-Saharan Africa, with a note on the taxonomic status of L. chordulifera. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 37: 125–147. DOI