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The Vascular Plants in Mt. Munsu(Gyeonggi-do)
- Kim, Jung-Hyun (Division of Vascular Plants, National Institute of Biological Resources) ;
- Nam, Gi-Heum (Division of Vascular Plants, National Institute of Biological Resources) ;
- Yoon, Chang-Young (Department of Biotechnology, Shingyeong University) ;
- Lee, Byoung-Yoon (Division of Vascular Plants, National Institute of Biological Resources)
- Received : 2010.01.07
- Accepted : 2010.03.02
- Published : 2010.04.30
This study was carried out to investigate the vascular flora of Mt. Munsu. The vascular plants collected in 13 times(from Mar. to Oct. 2009) were identified as 511 taxa in total, including 113 families, 332 genera, 445 species, 5 subspecies, 46 varieties, 5 forms. Among them, 6 taxa of the Korea Forest Service-designated rare & endangered plants and the Korean endemic plants were identified as 2 taxa. Based on the list of approved for delivering overseas of plants, 6 taxa were recorded in the investigated area. The Ministry of Environment-designated plants, which should be protected by the wildlife protection law, were identified as 2 taxa and 39 taxa of specially designated plants by the Ministry of Environment. The naturalized plants were identified as 53 taxa, and their naturalization ratio and urban index were found to be 10,3%, and 18.5% respectively. There existed many kinds of plants resources having conservational value like Ranunculus trichophyllus var. kadzusensis, Jeffersonia dubia etc, in this area, but there remains a fear of nature destruction's acceleration due to indiscriminate human development and access of a lot of visitors, so it is judged that there should be a management plan, such as a limit on the number of visitors or rest-year-system for restoration of nature.
Vascular plants;Rare & endangered plants;Endemic plants;Naturalized plants
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