Range of distribution of Transbaikal Couch, Transbaikal Wild Rye (Elymus transbaicalensis) .

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The expert-botanist and the GIS expert - L.L.Malyshev.

Date of creation:



1:20 000 000.

Accuracy of the map:

The map is based on data of 1:12 000 000-1:40 000 000 scale maps.


"Albers Equal-Area Conic Projection for USSR", 9, 1001, 7, 100, 0, 44, 68, 0, 0

Basic contents:

The map is a vector file consisting of 1 basic and 3 subject layers. The species range is represented by a polygon and dots.

Accuracy of the qualifier:

The dots represent information on the species localities according to herbarium materials of LE (1) and published sources (2), the polygon - generalized information on the species distribution.

Method of the map contruction:

The range map is based on coordinates according to herbarium materials of V.L.Komarov Botanical Institute (LE), the database of the species localities coordinates included in the Information Retrieval System "Crop Wild Relatives in Russia" (STC Informregistr 0229905883, 1999), and published maps (Malyshev, Peshkova, 1990).. The species range embraces mountain areas of the southern Siberia and Baikal area, the middle taiga zone in the Central Siberian Plateau and almost all Yakutian Depression. Isolated localities are recorded near the Arctic Circle on the northern offshoots of Yenisei Ridge.


Malyshev LI., Peshkova GA., ed. 1990. Flora of Siberia. V.4. Poaceae (Gramineae). Novosibirsk: Nauka. 361 p. (In Russian).

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The copyrights of the map and descriptions are held by their author.
The copyright of the photo is held by N.Yu.Malysheva, L.L.Malyshev.

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