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Current status of conservation and systematics in Korean flora: a case study of Eleutherococcus (Araliaceae)
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Title: Current status of conservation and systematics in Korean flora: a case study of Eleutherococcus (Araliaceae)

Subtitle:

Fauna and Flora of the Korean Peninsula ; Ochrona i systematyka flory koreańskiej badania nad Eleutherococcus (Araliaceae) ; Conservation of Araliaceae in Korea

Publisher:

Muzeum i Instutyt Zoologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

W serii gł.: Fragmenta Faunistica, t. 40, nr 22 ; Zawiera materiały z konferencji: Polish-Korean Joint Seminar Fauna and Flora of the Korean Peninsula: Their Inventory, Systematics and Evolution in Perspective of Biodiversity Conservation ; Bibliogr. p. 270 ; P. 265-271 ; 24 cm ; Abstract in Polish. Taxa in Latin.

Abstract:

Korea is relatively small in size but the flora is very rich in species composition and has very close floristic relationships with China and Japan. According to the most recent comprehensive floristic work, 3 914 taxa of vascular plants which comprise 189 families and 1 044 genera are known to be distributed in Korea. Among them, 407 taxa which belongs to 339 species 46 varieties and 22 forms are generally recognized as endemic to Korea. In addition, six genera including Abeliophyllum (Oleaceae), Echinosophora (Fabaceae), Hanabusaya (Campanulaceae), Homopterix (Apiaceae), Megaleranthis (Ranunculaceae), and Pentactina (Rosaceae) are strictly confined to Korean peninsula. The naturalized plants in Korea comprises 181 taxa belonging to 33 families, 176 species, 3 varieties and 2 forms. Eleutherococcus is an Asian endemic genus with about 35 species worldwide mainly distributed in Eastern North Asia. In Korea, six species and one variety have been known to distribute, however, through this study, Korean Eleutherococcus can be rearranged into 4 species and two varieties which includes E. gracilistylus, E. divaricatus var. divaricatus, E. divaricatus var. chiisanensis, E. sessiliflorus, and E. senticosus.

Relation:

Fragmenta Faunistica ; Fragmenta Faunistica. Fauna and Flora of the Korean Peninsula

Volume:

40

Issue:

22

Start page:

265

End page:

271

Detailed Resource Type:

Article

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:54436 ; 10.3161/00159301FF1997.40.22.265

Source:

MiIZ PAN, call no. P.256, T. 40 nr 22 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. P.4664, T. 40 nr 22 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Restricted Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. Access only on terminals at the Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, may be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms.

Digitizing institution:

Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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