Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants proceedings of the first International Symposium on Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants, July 25-27, 1996, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. China by International Symposium on Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants (1st 1996 KК»un-ming shih, China)

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  • Wu, Cheng-i, -- 1916-,
  • Botany -- East Asia -- Congresses.,
  • Plant diversity -- East Asia -- Congresses.

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StatementZhang Aoluo, Wu Sugong (eds.) ; in cooperation with Peter H. Raven, Kunio Iwatsuki, Klaus Kubitzki.
ContributionsChang, Ao-lo., Iwatsuki, Kunio, 1934-, Kubitzki, Klaus, 1933-, Raven, Peter H., Wu, Sugong
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LC ClassificationsQK341 .I57 1996
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Paginationxiii, 486 p. :
Number of Pages486
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Open LibraryOL21043506M
ISBN 10704006801X, 3540645322

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Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Floristic Characteristics and JulyKunming, Yunnan, P.R.

China 1st Edition. This book is the proceedings of the International Symposium on Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants held on July, in Kunming, P.R.

China. There were more than botanists from 17 countries attending this symposium. East Asia is an area of the world with a very rich plant biodiversity. In 45 chapters, this study presents and discusses the floristic characteristics and Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants book diversity of East Asian plant species with emphasis on the system evolution of the most important : East Asia is an area with the richest plant species in the world, and possesses quite a lot of endemic taxa, some of which are still at the primitive stage of evolution.

This book is the proceedings of the International Symposium on Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants held on July, in Kunming, P.R. China. China is among the world's richest countries in terms of plant biodiversity. Besides the abundant flora, containing s vascular plants (30, angiosperms, gymnosperms, and pteridophytes), there is extraordinary ecosystem diversity, as well as a large pool of both wild and cultivated germplasms.

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China Paperback – Dec 28 Format: Paperback. The flora of Laos is composed of 5, species in 1, genera and families of seed plants. Floristic and geographical attributes of the flora were analyzed. Tropical floristic elements at the family and generic levels contributed a majority (% of the families and % of the genera) of the flora, of which the dominant geographical Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants book were pantropical distribution (% of Cited by: 6.

Floristic diversity of land plants (angiosperms, gymnosperms, pteridophytes and bryophytes), and their distribution pattern in the Indian Himalayan region (IHR), is discussed.

The angiosperms are represented in the IHR by ca. taxa, gymnosperms 51 taxa, pteridophytes taxa and bryophytes by : D. Singh, P. Pusalkar. Get this from a library. Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants: proceedings of the first International Symposium on Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants, July, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R.

China. [Ao-lo Chang; Su-kung Wu; Peter H Raven; Kunio Iwatsuki; Klaus Kubitzki;] -- "East Asia is an area with the richest plant species in the world, and. Evolutionary history of the angiosperm flora of P. in Floristic Characteristics and. Diversity of East Asian Plants (eds Zhang, A.-L.

& Wu. The East Asian flora (EAF) is a key biodiversity hotspot for understanding the origin and evolution of Northern Hemisphere floras, but there is an ongoing debate on whether it is a museum or a. The characteristics of steppe region flora in Inner Mongolia and its relationship with east Asian flora p.

The endemic plants and floristic characteristics in Alashan-ordos biodiversity center p. Study on the floristic diversity and the extensive relationship of the southern great Khingan mountains p. Floristic characteristics and affinities in Lao PDR, with a reference to the biogeography of and (iii) discuss biogeography of the Indochina peninsula.

Materialsandmethods An updated list of native seed plants in Laos PDR is completed based upon entries in the Desmodiumhave an East Asian and North American disjunct distribution, and.

Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants (China Higher Education Press, Beijing) pp. 43– Badgley C and Fox DL. () Ecological biogeography of North American mammals: species density and ecological structure in relation to environmental gradients.

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1 Cited by: 3. The floristic relationships between East Asia and North America have increasingly fascinated botanists, biogeographers, and ecologists since Carolus Linnaeus provided a list of plant species occurring in both East Asia and North America yr ago (Halenius, ).Because of the convenient similarities in land area, latitude range, and habitat diversity in East Asia and North America, and Cited by: Floristic characteristics and affinities in Lao PDR, with a reference to the biogeography of the Indochina peninsula plants.

Floristic and geographical attributes of the flora were analyzed. Tropical floristic ele- Desmodium have an East Asian and North American disjunct distribution, and Syzygium has. Both the continental or island origin of Hainan, and the Indo-Malaysian or East Asian affinity of its flora, are debatable.

In this study, families, genera and species of Hainan plants were recognized. Patterns of seed plant distribution were quantified at the generic and the family levels. The floras of Vietnam, and the adjacent Guangxi and Guangdong provinces of mainland China.

Wu, Z.Y.; Wu, S.G. A proposal for a new floristic kingdom (realm): the E. Asiatic kingdom, its delimitation and characteristics. In Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants; Zhang, A.L., Wu, by: 1. Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants.

China Higher Education & Springer Press, Beijing. China Higher Education & Springer Press, Beijing. Cited by: The characteristics of the floristic elements indicate that this is a transitional pteridoflora from the tropics to the temperates.

Malayan, Indian, Indochinese and East Asian play important roles in fern flora of Hainan Island. It may be a modern centre of differentiation for pteridophytes.

It indicated that species diversity increased. Biogeographic region - Biogeographic region - Components of species diversity: species richness and relative abundance: Species diversity is determined not only by the number of species within a biological community—i.e., species richness—but also by the relative abundance of individuals in that community.

Species abundance is the number of individuals per species, and relative abundance. Plants from the BDDG often harbor moderate to high levels of within-population genetic diversity (Table 1 in Chung et al.

21), because these mountains Cited by: 3. Detecting how historical and contemporary factors contribute to genetic divergence and genetic structure is a central question in ecology and evolution. We examine this question by intergrating Author: Qifang Geng, Qifang Geng, Lin Sun, Peihua Zhang, Zhongsheng Wang, Yingxiong Qiu, Hong Liu, Chunlan L.

Axelrod, D., Al Shehbaz, I., and Raven, P. “History of the modern flora of China. Floristic characteristics and diversity of east Asian plants,” in Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium of Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants, Cited by: 6.

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Floristic Characteristics and Diversity of East Asian Plants Patterns of molecular evolution and diversification in a Cited by: 1. Analysis of the floristic characteristics of vascular plants on Hebao Island, Guangdong: Yun Jian-Quan 1,2,3, Deng Shuang-Wen 1,2,3, Chen Hong-Feng 1,3: 1.

Key Laboratory of Plant Resources Conservation and Sustainable Utilization, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, GuangzhouChina; 2. 1 Podlech D. Phylogeny and progression of characters in Old World Astragali (Leguminosae).

In: Zhang A, Wu S, editors Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants. Beijing, China: China Higher Education Press; ; 2 Davis P H. Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean by:   Plant diversity. A total of plant species were recorded in the Eastern Cape province (Table 2), with herbs, trees and shrubs having the most species (Fig.

2).Pteridophytes and gymnosperms were represented by a single species each, that is, Cheilanthes hirta (family Pteridaceae) and Podocarpus latifolius (family Podocarpaceae) respectively. A large number (%, n = 74) of the Cited by: 4. In: AL ZhangSG Wu. Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants: Proceedings of the first international symposium of floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants, July, Kunming,; Yunnan, P.R.

China. Beijing, China: Higher Education Press and Springer Verlag Press. 1 Cited by: 3. Highlights Floristic changes since and the relevant drivers have been analyzed for the city of Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Changes in land use are the most important factors for the loss of species.

About 3% of today's flora is conservation dependent. Gain of plant species is mostly through the introduction of ornamentals. C 4-plants clearly increased since Cited by: We compiled species richness and other basic characteristics of 11 floristic regions and natural reserves.

All of the plant species richness data sets used in our analysis were collected from the previous reports involving eleven floristic regions and nature reserves across the eastern China (Zhao & Fang,many others; for Author: Jianming Deng, Qiang Zhang.

Wu ZY, Wu SG () A proposal for a new floristic kingdom (realm)—the East Asiatic Kingdom, its delineation and characteristics. In: AL ZhangSG Wu. Floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants: Proceedings of the first international symposium of floristic characteristics and diversity of East Asian plants, JulyThe flora of Australia comprises a vast assemblage of plant species estimated to o vascular non-vascular plants,species of fungi and over 3, flora has strong affinities with the flora of Gondwana, and below the family level has a highly endemic angiosperm flora whose diversity was shaped by the effects of continental drift and climate change since.

African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Using floristic characteristics of contemporary vegetation for identifying archaeological sites: Tel Author: Yair Sapir, Yuval Sapir, Avraham Faust.

Floristic diversity is a reflection of environmental condition, physiognomy and biotic influences. Floristic Inventory of floras by plant taxonomists is a general practice throughout the world to have collected more information about plants. A flora is a complete checklist of plant species growing in any geographic area.

Through this practice Author: Sajjad Ali, Umar Zeb, Wang Lei, Haroon Khan, Khurram Shehzad, Hanif Khan, Irfan Ullah. Much of the diversity of crop plants of use in plant breeding is of cryptic expression.

There are clearly limited numbers of morphological characteristics of the plant, and many of them, with the exception of those controlling such yield determinants as the number.

species were forest and forest edge plants (%). The geographical analysis has shown that most species of flora have a Euro-Asian type of distribution. Among identified species, two are listed in the Red Book of TatarstanAuthor: Galina V. Demina, Adel R.

Zakirov. Assessing biodiversity and the spatial structures of forest ecosystems are important for forestry and nature conservation.

However, tropical forests of Bangladesh are only sparsely investigated. Here we determined biodiversity (alpha, beta and gamma), spatial species turnover and stand characteristics of one of the few remnant tropical forests in by: 2. The use of plants as a source of medicines has been an integral part of life in India from the earliest times.

There are more than Indian plant species officially documented as possessing into eight main floristic regions: Western Himalayas, Eastern Himalayas, Assam, Indus plain, Ganges plain, the Deccan, Malabar and the Andaman Islands.

1 INTRODUCTION. Worldwide, aboutvascular plant species form the basis of our terrestrial biosphere and provide key ecosystem services to humanity (Willis, ).Despite the long history of botanical exploration of our planet, the global distribution is only known for a subset of all plant species at comparatively coarse spatial grains (e.g.

WCSP, ).Cited by: 8. Botanists at the University of Washington's Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture have created a much-needed second edition of the "Flora of Author: Andrea Godinez.

However, most of the studies addressed eastern Asian–eastern North American biogeography, and few phylogeographic studies have embraced the whole Sino-Japanese region. A recent phylogenetic study on varieties of Spiraea japonica, from SW and SE China to mainland Japan, found an allopatric evolutionary history in eastern and western areas of Cited by:

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