publication . Article . Conference object . 2019

New data on the distribution of Menyanthes trifoliata, Carex limosa and Comarum palustre in "Torfeno Branishte" Reserve, "Vitosha" Natural Park, Bulgaria

Svetlana Bancheva; Rayna Natcheva; Vladimir Vladimirov; Atanas Tanev; Galin Gospodinov;
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  • Published: 16 Sep 2019 Journal: ARPHA Conference Abstracts, volume 2 (eissn: 2603-3925, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
"Torfeno Branishte" is a Reserve located in "Vitosha" Natural Park, Bulgaria. It was established in 1935 to preserve the peat communities in the high parts of Vitosha Mountain in their natural state. The reserve comprises Bulgaria’s most significant complex of high mountain peatlands. Their age is estimated to be over 1500 years old, and the thickness of the peat cover accumulated during that time can reach up to 2 meters in depth. Their current area is 785.3 hectares. Plant communities dominated or participated by Sphagnum L. and/or other peat-forming mosses are very sensitive to climate change and anthropogenic impact. They often house a large number of plant ...
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free text keywords: Plant species with conservation significance, Torfeno Branishte,  Vitosha Natural Park, Plant species with conservation significance, Torfeno Branishte, Vitosha Natural Park, Natural park, Geography, Menyanthes, biology.organism_classification, biology, Comarum, Botany, Carex limosa
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