Species composition and distribution of the genus Liquidambar L. (ALTINGIACEAE) in Ukraine


  • N. M. Smilyanets
  • I. M. Svitylko




Liquidambar, ліквідамбар, поширення, ландшафтне будівництво.


A screening of 50 institutions (botanical gardens, arboretums, parks, squares) was conducted with a view to study of species composition and the distribution of genus Liquidambar L. (ALTINGIACEAE) in Ukrainia. L. styraci- flua L. was recorded — in 26 botanical gardens, parks, squares etc; L. formosana Hanse — in 2 botanical gardens; decorative forms L. styraciflua 'Variegata pendula' — in one arboretum; L. styraciflua 'Worplesdon'; — in landscaping of the city park; L. styracifluа ‘Pasquali’ — in landscaping of the city park. Distribution of the species L. orientalis Mill. and L. acalicina Hang N. Chang need more research. Positive experience of using representatives Liquidambar genus registered in the following regions of Ukraine: Zakarpattia, Ternopil, Lviv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernivtsi, Kharkiv, Donetsk areas, Autonomous Republic Crimea. So, it is perspective using representatives of the Liquidambar genus in landscape construction for group creations, single location іn parks, squares, zoos, forest parks, for landscaping streets, boulevards, squares, near houses territories, administrative buildings, private gardens, in exposition of botanical gardens and arboretums.



How to Cite

Smilyanets, N. M., & Svitylko, I. M. (2021). Species composition and distribution of the genus Liquidambar L. (ALTINGIACEAE) in Ukraine. Journal of Native and Alien Plant Studies, (1), 274–277. https://doi.org/10.37555/2707-3114.1.2021.247728