Chyragdan Botanical Reserve

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Chyragdan Botanical Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Location Kadamjay District, Batken Province, Kyrgyzstan
Area 500 ha
Established 1975

The Chyragdan Botanical Reserve is located in Kadamjay District of Batken Province of Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 1975 with a purpose of conservation of the reference area of low-land desert dry steppe zone flora and habitats of endemic Tulipa rosea Vved. and Tulipa ferganica Vved.. The botanical reserve occupies 500 hectares.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ошская область:Энциклопедия [Encyclopedia of Osh Oblast] (in Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Soviet Encyclopedia. 1987. p. 445.