Medicinal plants on the territory of the Municipality of Dospat

  • Ivanka Dimitrova-Dyulgerova Department of Botany and Methods of Biology Teaching, Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, 24 Tzar Assen Str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria.
  • Sevdalina Mollova Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, 24 Tzar Assen Str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria.
  • Tsvetelina Mladenova Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, 24 Tzar Assen Str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria.
  • Krasimir Tihomirov Todorov Department of Botany and Methods of Biology Teaching, Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, 24 Tzar Assen Str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria.
  • Plamen Stoyanov Department of Botany and Methods of Biology Teaching, Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv “Paisii Hilendarski”, 24 Tzar Assen Str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria.
Keywords: Municipality of Dospat, Western Rhodopes, medicinal plants, conservation status.

Abstract

The study presents data on the species diversity of medicinal plants on the territory of the Municipality of Dospat (Western Rhodopes). 332 species were described, grouped in 75 families. The Asteraceae, Lamiaceae and Rosaceae families were represented by the largest species diversity, perennial herbaceous plants being predominant. There were 72 medicinal plant species of conservation significance, including endemic, rare and protectedspecies.

Published
2017-11-15
Section
Plant Sciences