Contemporary Problems of Ecology

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 315–323 | Cite as

Eco-geographical variability of Spiraea betulifolia Pall. and S. beauverdiana Schneid. on the morphological and biochemical markers



The results of a study of eco-geographical variability of morphological and biochemical features of Spiraea betulifolia and S. beauverdiana are given. The following features-markers are identified: character and degree of pedicle and follicle pubescence, follicle rostrum position, and composition of phenolic compounds. This research proves the species independence of S. betulifolia and S. beauverdiana.


Spiraea betulifolia Spiraea beauverdiana morphological characteristics phenolic compounds ecogeographical variability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central Siberian Botanical Garden, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Vavilov Institute of General GeneticsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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