Language: Russian with English summary and Foreword
The first checklist of vascular plants (ferns, lycopods, horsetails, conifers and phanerogams) of Kyrgyzstan has been prepared on the basis of literature data, herbarium collections mainly preserved at the Institute of Biology and Soil Science in Bishkek (FRU, Kyrgyzstan) and at the Komarov Botanical Institute in St. Petersburg (LE, Russia), and the authors' field observations. The list contains 3869 species, of which 3798 species are native to the country. For each species the distribution in Kyrgyzstan is given according to the biogeographic provinces. The endemic status of every species is also indicated.