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Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve

Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve
Pinus sylvestris or Sosnowskyi pine
Map showing the location of Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve
Location Georgia
Nearest citySagarejo
Coordinates41°46′07″N 45°22′38″E / 41.76861°N 45.37722°E / 41.76861; 45.37722
Area18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)[1]
Established1935
Governing bodyAgency of Protected Areas
WebsiteMariamjvari Protected Areas

Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve (Georgian: მარიამჯვრის სახელმწიფო ნაკრძალი) is a protected area in Sagarejo Municipality, Kakheti region of Georgia on the southern slopes of Gombori Range.[1]

History

Mariamjvari Nature Reserve was founded in 1935 with the purpose of preserving untouched landscapes of relic Sosnowskyi pine (Pinus sosnowskyi).[2][3]

Presently Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve is part of Georgia's Protected Areas which also includes Korugi Managed Reserve and Iori Managed Reserve.[4]

Flora

Most of the reserve landscape is covered with forest. Relict Sosnovskyi pine of Caucasus is spread at 800–1800 m above sea level. It is represented by variety of forms due to tree polymorphism : pyramidal (Pinus Sosnowsky Nakai var. Pyramidalis Kurd.), compact (Pinus Sosnowsky Nakai var. Compacta Kurd.), oval (Pinus Sosnowsky Nakai var. Ovalus Kurd.), umbrella type (Pinus Sosnowsky Nakai var. umbraculifera Kurd.). In protected forest there are also specimens of hornbeam, oriental hornbeam (Carpinus orientalis), oak, beech, maple, elm. There are also many species of shrubs.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Mariamjvari in Georgia". Protected Planet. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  2. ^ Pinus sylvestris(sosnowskyi)
  3. ^ Pinus sylvestris var. hamata Steven
  4. ^ "Mariamjvari Strict Nature Reserve Administration - Agency of Protected Areas of Georgia". apa.gov.ge. Retrieved 2018-11-09.


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