An annoted list of the flora of the botanical reserve of national importance «Shaby» (Kherson region, Ukraine)

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Created (declared): By the decision of the Kherson Regional Council of People's Deputies of August 19, 1983 №441/16 "On the classification and network of territories and objects of the nature reserve fund of the region" The purpose of the NRF object creation (declaration): The site was established to ensure the protection of rare wetland vegetation in Ukraine. The territory of the object is part of the territory of another category of NRF: The territory is part of the Nyzhnodniprovskyi National Nature Park. Total area of the protected area in hectares, in total: 20 hectares The territory of the protected area corresponds to the national level of value, the preservation of which is of national importance. The territory is included in the boundaries of the Nizhnedniprovsky National Nature Park of national importance. On the territory of the reserve, there are 16 rare species of plants and animals included in international, national and regional nature protection lists and 3 rare plant formations included in the Green Book of Ukraine. On the territory of the reserve, 2 rare species of plants included in the international and national conservation have been identified. Red Data Book of Ukraine - Leucojum aestivum, Red List of Kherson region - Quercus robur The site corresponds to the national level of value. The list of the of vascular plants includes 92 species of 33 families. The nomenclature of the vascular plants in dataset follows “Nomenclatural Checklist of vascular plants of Ukraine” (Mosyakin & Fedoronchuk 1999).

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Moysiyenko I, Ponomarova A, Zakharova M (2023). An annoted list of the flora of the botanical reserve of national importance «Shaby» (Kherson region, Ukraine). Version 1.4. Kherson State University. Occurrence dataset.


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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e92575ce-20c1-4ec8-952d-53206408e8a2.  Kherson State University publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.


Shaby; flora; Kherson region; Ukraine


Ivan Moysiyenko
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Dr. Sc., Prof., Head of Department of Botany
Kherson State University
27 Universytetska Str
73000 Kherson
Alena Ponomarova
  • Metadata Provider
Kherson State University
Maryna Zakharova
  • Metadata Provider
Kherson State University
27 Universytetska Str
73000 Kherson
Nadiia Skobel
  • Programmer
PhD student
Kherson State University

Geographic Coverage

Skadovsk district, Kherson region, Ukraine

Bounding Coordinates South West [46.386, 32.058], North East [46.531, 32.259]

Taxonomic Coverage

All species determined to species. Vascular plants (Plantae, Tracheophyta - Liliopsida, Magnoliopsida, Polypodiopsida).

Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Class Liliopsida, Magnoliopsida, Polypodiopsida

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2018-01-01 / 2019-12-31

Project Data

BioDATA grant for data mobilization including digitization, data quality assurance, data preparation, and publication of collection specimen and other species data from Ukraine to GBIF. Dataset preparation was supported within the project "Documenting of phytodiversity of nature protected areas of Lower Dnipro region". More details on the grant program here (

Title BioDATA Ukraine data mobilization grant program 2022
Identifier Cepa-LT-2017/10049
Funding BioDATA partners, NLBIF, GBIF Norway, and the UiO Natural History Museum
Study Area Description Lower Dnipro region

The personnel involved in the project:

Nadiia Skobel
Ivan Moysiyenko

Sampling Methods

Recording and identification of vascular plants with using road-field methods.

Study Extent Lower Dnipro region.
Quality Control The identification of vascular plant species was held with morphological methods at the field and in the Kherson State University Laboratory of Plant Ecology and Environmental Protection. Coordinates of records were checked using Google Earth service. Data cleaning using OpenRefine.

Method step description:

  1. Field sampling.
  2. Recording and identification of vascular plants.
  3. Completing of checklist of vascular plant.
  4. Data post-processing according to the Darwin Core standards.
  5. Data checking and cleaning in OpenRefine.

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Boyko, M.F. (2001). Ed. Chornyi., S.G. Ecology of Kherson region. Kherson. 156 p. [in Ukrainian].
  2. Boyko, M.F. (1988). Nature of Kherson region. Physical and geographical. Kyiv: Phytosociological Centre. 120 p. [in Ukrainian].
  3. Korzh, L.V., Shturina V. (2013). Ed. Arustamova, N. Nature and natural resources of Kherson region. Kherson: KSU.48 p. [in Ukrainian].
  4. Mosyakin S.L., Fedoronchuk M.M. (1999). Vascular plants of Ukraine. A nomenclatural checklist. Specialized printing house of scientific journals of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers e92575ce-20c1-4ec8-952d-53206408e8a2