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A Study on the Flora of 15 Islands in the Western Sea of Jeollanamdo Province, Korea
Published Date June 2013, Vol.6(2):281–310, doi:10.7229/jkn.2013.6.2.281 Open Access, Creative Commons license, Funding information
Division of Forest Biodiversity and Herbarium, Korea National Arboretum, Pocheon, Gyeonggi 487-821, Korea
Received 16 April 2013. Revised 20 May 2013. Accepted 23 May 2013. Available online 11 October 2014. Abstract This study aims to investigate the flora of 15 islands in Yeonggwang, Shinan, and Mokpo of the Jeollanamdo province and the distribution of major plants in order to use the results as fundamental data for studies on plants in islands. Field surveys were performed 25 times from 2004 to 2010 to investigate the flora in these regions. A total of 793 taxa including 123 families, 421 genera, 695 species, 2 subspeices, 88 varieties, and 8 forms was found. Korean endemic plants including Hepatica insularisand Galium koreanum were 6 taxa. 25 taxa of rare plants including Trachomitum lancifolium, Daphne kiusiana, and Centranthera cochinchinensis var. lutea were confirmed 120 taxa floristic special plant species were confirmed; 11 taxa of the fifth class, four taxa of the fourth class, 28 taxa of the third class. 78 taxa of naturalized plants were confirmed. Keywords