Pteridium tauricum

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< On the list of Rare and Endangered Plants of Armenia

Plant in Armenia

Արծվապտեր տավրիկյան (“Atsvapter tavrikyan”)


The only not very big (about 50 sq. m.) population of this fern, although within a reserve, is under the danger of being disappeared.

Habitat in Armenia

Only in Zangezur, Shikahogh State Reserve and around Nerkin And village can be met.

Habitat and ecology

Met in along the river benches and in the forests.

Biology and potential value

This isolated population has scientific interest. Medicinal plant.

Measures of protection

Take urgent measures for preservation of this disappearing population.

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