Overview on the Distribution and Communities of Edraianthus Serbicus in Bulgaria

K. VASSILEV1, A. ASENOV2 and I. APOSTOLOVA1
1 Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, BG – 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
2 Sofia University”St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Biology, Department of Botany, BG – 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria

Abstract

Vassilev, K., A. Asenov and I. Apostolova, 2013. Overview on the distribution and communities of Edraianthus serbicus in Bulgaria. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., Supplement 2, 19: 255–258

 

The study provides new data and an overview on the current knowledge about the distribution of Edraianthus serbicus (A. Kern.) Petrovič. The species is rare and grows in isolated populations exceptionally on calcareous terrains. It takes part in xerophytic herbaceous vegetation of Saturejion montanae. Most of the locations are included in Natura 2000 and IPA networks.

Key words: Balkan endemic, Festuco-Brometea, rare and protected plant species

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