Notes about plants from Central Asia

  • Sutek Ata

    Naryn. Kyrgyzstan

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  • Traditional healers and herbalists

    Meet traditional healers and herbalists Shirinbek Davlatmamadov and Imumyour Jalolov at their home – sharing some of the unique recipes that can only be made by someone who has a strong connection with nature and a longtime experience in understanding…

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  • Apricot In the ancient medicine

    Apricot In the ancient medicine

    The Apricot is a widely spread tree fruit. Its height reaches up to 15 meters. Color of apricot flower is white or rosy. Fruit form is round, oblong, fleshy, yellow or orange. In Tajikistan the following varieties are grown: isfarak,…

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  • Antic coins

    Old greek and baktrian coins, 2000 years old. Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum.

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  • Pear of Gharm

    Fruit from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Iskandari

    Apple from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Wollen Horse toy

    Jafr. Tajikistan.

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  • Semerenko

    Apple from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Assomiddin’s pear

    Local pear from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Antic coins

    Old greek and baktrian coins, 2000years old. Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum.

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  • Women jewelry

    Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum

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  • Ceramic jug

    Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum.

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  • Women jewelry

    Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum

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  • Khuboni

    Apple from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Craddle of the apple tree

    Craddle of the apple tree

    Khovaling, because of its good location, has a favorable environment for growing a diversity of fruit trees and plants including rhubarb, knotweed, sea-buckthorn, mint… and of course the traditional apple, that Tagaygul is focusing on.

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  • Mulberry healing features in Tajikistan

    Mulberry healing features in Tajikistan

    Mulberry is a 20 meter height tree. It has being grown in Tajikistan since ancient times. The following varieties of mulberry are known especially: tuti bedona, balhki, muzaffari, marvoridak, mavizak, safedak, revchi, rakhshak, maskagi, siyohtut, etc. Mulberry tree is dry…

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  • Dinara Akmatova

    Issyk Kul. Kyrgyzstan

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  • Forest Apple and healers

    Forest Apple and healers

    Forest apples are grown in Qarotegin, Darvoz, Hazratshoh, Hisor, Qurama, Zarafshon and Western Pamir (at altitude of 1000 - 2500 meters above sea level). The Central Asia is considered as a homeland for the forest apple. From ancient times different…

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  • Meerim Baigojoeva

    The world of felt - Spirit of Nomadism

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  • Wild Rose and traditional healers

    Wild Rose and traditional healers

    Wild rose is a multi – year wild plant, having simple flowers, belongs to the family of rose flowers. Its height ranges from 0,5 to 3,5 meters. Wild rose is in blossom in the period of April –May. Its fruits…

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  • Tajikistan stories map

    Tajikistan stories map

    Accessing the multimedia stories on biocultural diversity via this map of Tajikistan

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  • Egemberdi Nyshanov

    Jalal Abad. Kyrgyzstan

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  • Almaz Akunov

    Issyk Kul. Kyrgyzstan

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  • Golden

    Apple from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Eurotia

    Eurotia

    Eurotia (also called Teresken locally) is a semi bush and bush plant, its height ranges from 10 to 100 centimeter. There are two types of this plant (K. seratoides ва K. ewersmanniana) observed in Tajikistan. They are grown in stony…

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  • Traditional slippers

    Jafr. Tajikistan.

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  • Apples from the wild forest of Tajikistan

    Apples from the wild forest of Tajikistan

    There is a story among the Tajik people, when you wake up in the morning and can’t find an apple to eat you have to say loudly the word “apple” three times. This will put you in pleasant mood all…

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  • Mortar

    Mortar to prepare medicine from plants. Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum.

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  • Tutsan

    Tutsan

    The Tutsan is a multi-year plant and can rise up to 100 centimeters. It is grown at forest slopes, riverside, in gardens and water meadows, open and sunny areas as well as stony slopes at altitude of 600 - 3000…

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  • Local biodiversity preservation

    Local biodiversity preservation

    There is an old Tajik tradition that everyone in his life is supposed to plant a tree. This is a good deed that stays for future generations living beyond each person’s life. You can find people in every corner of…

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  • Women jewelry

    Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum

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  • Rukhsora

    Apple from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Childukhtaron valley rich biodiversity

    Childukhtaron valley rich biodiversity

    Tillo Boboev is the founder of the famous Kulyap Botanical garden in Tajikistan. Expert in biodiversity, he talks about the necesity to preserve the traditional plant knowledge and use in our modern society.

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  • Kushbek Beishenkulov

    Naryn. Kyrgyzstan

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  • Kaiyrbek Akmatov

    Issyk Kul. Kyrgyzstan

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  • Maliki

    Apple from Mirzoshoh Akobirov's garden.

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  • Man jewelry

    Jafr. Tajikistan.

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  • Origanum

    Origanum

    ORIGANUM (Origanum tyttanthum), subinak, mountain mint is a all- year plant. Its height ranges from 20 to 90 centimeters. It is in blossom in June - August, makes fruits in July- September. It grows in grassland, subalpine meadow, steppes, rocky…

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  • Aidai Asangulova

    Head of Min Kiyal Association

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  • Women jewelry

    Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum

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  • Tajikistan artist and musician

    Tajikistan artist and musician

    Internationally recognized artist, skilled traditional folk instrument maker and actor Musavvar Minakov was a master of the arts of Tajikistan. His life was full of love, and Musavvar Minakov introduced traditional Tajik musical instruments to the other countries of the…

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  • Walnut remedy

    Walnut remedy

    WALNUT (Juglans regia) girdu, javz (kind of grapes) is a large tree with many branches. Its height ranges from 20 to 35 meters. Natural walnut mainly grows in Turkistan, Hissor, Qaroitegin, Peter the 1st, Vakhsh, Darvoz and Hazratshoh mountain ranges,…

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  • Women jewelry

    Mirzoshoh Akobirov's museum

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