Oykain Botanical Reserve

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Oykain Botanical Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Location Alay District, Jalal-Abad Province, Kyrgyzstan
Area 50 ha
Established 1975

The Oykain Botanical Reserve is located in Alay District of Jalal-Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 1975 to protect the habitat of endemic Ostrowskia magnifica. The botanical reserve occupies 50 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.