Eryngium wanaturii

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< On the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia

Plant in Armenia

Երնջնակ Վանատուրի (“Yernjnak Vanaturi”)

Status

Rare and disappearing species. Only few populations known in Armenia. The number is rapidly decreasing.

Habitat in Armenia

Met in the floristic region of Dareleghis and Aparan.

Habitat and ecology

Grows in rocky hills and pools, on the height of 1800 – 2000 meters above sea level.

Biology and potential value

Reproduction is very slow. Decorative plant. Has huge scientific interest.

Measures of protection

Reserve should be created on Mt. Arailer. Should be included in the Botanical Park of Yerevan. Included in the Red Book of the former Soviet Union.

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