Taxonomy and ecology of the genus Aconitum L. in the Ukrainian Carpathians

Publication Type:Manuscript
Year of Publication:2011
Authors:A. V. Novikoff
Secondary Authors:J. Mitka
Collection Title:Wulfenia
Volume/Storage Container:18
Keywords:Aconitum, chorology, Eastern Carpathians, Linnaean taxonomy

In the Ukrainian Carpathians 12 species of the genus Aconitum occur, circumscribed within three subgenera. General description, ecological characteristic, chorology and threat to 20 Aconitum taxa are given based on the herbarium materials and field investigations. It has been found that all the studied taxa belong to three ecological groups distributed in altitudinal belts, to four biomorphological groups and to two main living forms.

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