The distribution area of Oxycoccus palustris Pers.

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Expert botanist T.N. Smekalova
GIS-expert R.S. Ushakova

Date of creation:




Accuracy of map:

Map was created using maps of scale 1:17,000,000-1:80,000,000 and herbarium specimens.

The projection:

"Alber's Equal Area Conic for Russia", 9, 1001, 7, 100, 0, 44, 68, 0, 0.

Basic contents:

Vector map. Area of species distribution is shown by polygons, while actual location occurrence is shown by points.

Accuracy of classifier:

Point data were obtained from published sources and herbarium specimens. Light-colored points represent species locations referenced in published sources. Dark-colored points represent species locations reported by herbariums (Moscow State University and the N.I. Vavilov Institute). Polygons are based on published sources, herbarium samples, and field surveys by the authors.

Method of map production:

Published literature was reviewed, including atlases, monographs and papers. Occurrence data were obtained from herbarium specimens, floras, monographs and papers. Locations and area of distribution of the species were determined following an analysis of herbarium materials from the N.I. Vavilov Institute and the following sources: Schmidt (1990), Cherepanov (1995), Kharkevich (1996), Koropachinskiy & Vstovskaya (2002), and Tolmachev (1980). Data were then compiled through scanning and geo-referencing to develop a composite vector map. The biologist, together with the GIS-specialist, drew a new plant distribution area based on compiled data.

Reference citations:

Cherepanov S.K. 1995. Plantae Vasculares Rossicae et Civitatum Collimitanearum (in limics USSR olim) [List of Vascular Plants of Russia]. St. Petersburg: Mir I Semia. 990 pp. (In Russian)
Kharkevich S.S., ed. 1996. Vascular plants of the Soviet Far East. Vol. 8. Leningrad: Nauka. 382 p. (In Russian)
Koropachinskiy I.Yu., Vstovskaya T.N. 2002. Woody plants of the Asian part of Russia. Novosibirsk: Publishing House of SB RAS, Branch Geo. 707 p. (In Russian)
Moscow State University [MWG], Moscow, Russia.
N.I. Vavilov All-Russian Institute of Plant Industry [WIR], St. Petersburg, Russia.
Schmidt V.M., ed. 1990. Areas of distribution of medicinal plants and their relatives in the USSR (Atlas). Leningrad: Leningrad University Publishers, 2nd edition (revised). 71 p. (In Russian)
Shishkin B.K., Bobrov E.G., eds. 1952. Flora of the USSR. Vol. 28. Moscow-Leningrad: Publishing House of Acad. Science. 103-104 pp. (In Russian)
Tolmachev A.I., ed. 1980. Arctic Flora of USSR. Leningrad: Nauka. 333 p. (In Russian)

Right and copyright:

Copyright on this map and its description belongs to its authors.
Copyright on the picture belongs to Galina Konechnaja.

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