< On the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia
Plant in Armenia
Գիհի բազմապտուղ (“Gihi bazmaptugh”)
This juniper used to be widely spread in Armenia, but he natural habitat is now rapidly decreasing.
Habitat in Armenia
Habitat and ecology
Grows in dry, rocky hills.
Biology and potential value
Natural reproduction is not satisfactory. Grows very slowly, lives up to 500 – 600 years. Has huge timber value. Medicinal Plant.
Measures of protection
Strict protection is required. Included in the Red Book of the Soviet Union.