Tyup Botanical Reserve

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Tyup Botanical Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Location Tup District, Issyk-Kul Region, Kyrgyzstan
Area 100 ha
Established 1975

The Tyup Botanical Reserve is located in Tup District of Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 1975 with a purpose of conservation of Savin Juniper (Juniperus sabina). The botanical reserve occupies 100 hectares. Among other flora species inhabiting the reserve are willow, barberry, Caragana, etc.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Иссык-Куль. Нарын:Энциклопедия [Issyk-Kul. Naryn: Encyclopedia] (in Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Soviet Encyclopedia. 1991. p. 510. ISBN 5-89750-009-6.