Monkshoods of Chornohora


Novikoff A.

Monkshoods of Chornohora

Liga‑Press, Lviv. – 104 p. 2016. (in Ukrainian).


This popular science book includes information on species diversity, taxonomic structure, distribution, current condition of populations, and problems of conservation of the genus Aconitum in flora of Chornohora - the highest mountain massif of Ukrainian Carpathians. There are considered structural features of these plants and the principles of their classification. The key for identification of monkshoods in Ukrainian Carpathians is given. The book briefly and in simple terms represents the information about features, orography and climate of the Carpathians, their regional division, altitudinal distribution of vegetation, and the location of nature preservation objects. For students and specialists in natural areas, scientists and specialists on nature conservation, as well as for a wide range of readers, lovers of nature of Ukrainian Carpathians.

Publication of this book was supported by Rufford Foundation (RSG 16667-1).


If you have propositions and/or corrections, or if you want to get hard copy of the book please contact with:

A. Novikoff in Lviv, Ukraine (novikoffav@gmail.com)


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