Serik A. Kubentayev, PhD, Head of the Laboratory of flora and plant resources of Astana Botanical Garden (010000, Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, Orynbor Street, 16); iD ORCID:; e-mail:
Petr G. Efimov, PhD, Senior Researcher of the Komarov Botanical Institute of RAS (197376, Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Professor Popov Street, 2); iD ORCID:; e-mail:
Daniyar T. Alibekov, Master of Science, Junior Researcher of the Laboratory of flora and plant resources of Astana Botanical Garden (010000, Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, Orynbor Street, 16); iD ORCID:; e-mail:

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Kubentayev S.A., Efimov P.G., Alibekov D.T. 2021. Historical records of Neottia cordata and Hammarbya paludosa, new in the Kazakhstan flora. Nature Conservation Research 6(2): 103–105.

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The article provides data on two orchid species, new in the flora of Kazakhstan. These are Neottia cordata from Markakol State Nature Reserve (East Kazakhstan) and Hammarbya paludosa from Mugodzhary Mts. (West Kazakhstan). The nearest previously known locations of Hammarbya paludosa are more than 500 km northwards from the reported location. The nearest previously known location of Neottia cordata is ca. 300 km north-east of the reported location. The new sites of these species are based on historical herbarium specimens collected in 1908 and 1934 and stored in the herbaria of LE, NS, and MW.


Central Asia, Listera cordata, Kazakh Altai, Mugodzhar, new records, orchid, Orchidaceae

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Received: 27.01.2021. Revised: 17.04.2021. Accepted: 18.04.2021.

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