Rubus laciniatus Willd. (Rosaceae), an introduced species new in the flora of the Republic of North Macedonia

Authors

  • Renata Ćušterevska Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Arhimedova 3, 1000 Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
  • Mitko Kostadinovski Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Arhimedova 3, 1000 Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
  • Vlado Matevski Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Arhimedova 3, 1000 Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia; Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Blvd. Krste Misirkov 2, 1000 Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Keywords:

Rubus laciniatus, allochthonous species, new record, Prespa Lake

Abstract

Allochthonous species Rubus laciniatus Willd. is mentioned for the first time for the flora of the Republic of North Macedonia and represents its second finding in the Balkan Peninsula. The species was found during phytocenological research at the shores of the Prespa Lake. A brief description of the species with the more important morphological features, a description of the habitat where it was found, as well as a discussion of possible routes of introduction are given.

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Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Ćušterevska, R., Kostadinovski, M., & Matevski, V. (2020). Rubus laciniatus Willd. (Rosaceae), an introduced species new in the flora of the Republic of North Macedonia . Macedonian Journal of Ecology and Environment, 22(2), 101–105. Retrieved from https://mjee.org.mk/index.php/mjee/article/view/132