Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian Empire


Айва; Pyrus cydonia

Quantity: 5% (773 trees)
Occurrence rate: 47%

The registers tell us that nearly 80% of the quince trees grew near Sudak. Gablits, on the other hand, says that they grow in almost every garden he has investigated, and that they are particularly common in the mountains and just across the Kerch strait at Taman.

Where did imperial officials count trees?

Move your cursor over the map below. White rectangles will appear showing the locations of villages with orchards containing quinces.

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