Range of distribution of Chinese Lyme-grass (Leymus chinensis) .

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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), and published maps (Kharkevich, 1985; Malyshev, Peshkova, 1990). Three areas can be distinguished within the species range: the main part of the range is represented by steppes, forest-steppes and steppified forests of the Angara River area, Transbaikal area, Dauria and the Amur River area; separate areas are situated in the forest-steppe of Khakassia Depression and the Khanka Lake plain (naturalized populations, in opinion of the monograph authors).


Kharkevich SS., ed. 1985. Vascular plants of the Soviet Far East. V.1. Leningrad: Nauka. 398 p. (In Russian).
Malyshev LI., Peshkova GA., ed. 1990. Flora of Siberia. V.4. Poaceae (Gramineae). Novosibirsk: Nauka. 361 p. (In Russian).

Rights and copyrights:

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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