A new finding of a uniquely large population of Anacamptis morio (Orchidaceae) on the Left-Bank Ukraine

  • 1 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, NSC Institute of Biology and Medicine, 03127, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 2 Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management of National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, , 01010, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 3 M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 01601, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • 4 Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University, , 21000, Vinnytsya, Ukraine

Abstract

The paper presents the results of the research of local population of Anacamptis morio (L.) R. M. Bateman on the territory of the Left-Bank Ukraine. The size of this population was estimated at about 250-300 thousand individuals. The average density of individuals per 1 m2 is 12, while in terms of age structure, dominate individuals in the generative stage (70-75%). A. morio inhabits fresh, forest-meadow biotopes. Its populations are found in fresh eutrophic and moist mesotrophic meadows and in coastal floodplain forests. This species is a part of vegetation of the Koelerio-Corynephoretea and Molinio-Arrhenatheretea classes. Considering the characteristics of the investigated A. morio population and its habitat we assert that the studied territory is unique, valuable and perspective for the creation of a nature reserve.

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