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Plant Diversity ›› 2013, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (6): 682-686.DOI: 10.7677/ynzwyj201313210

• 研究论文 • 上一篇    下一篇


 方伟, 刘恩德   

  1. 中国科学院昆明植物研究所生物多样性与生物地理学重点实验室,云南 昆明650201
  • 收稿日期:2013-10-15 出版日期:2013-11-25 发布日期:2013-10-25
  • 基金资助:

    科技部科技基础性工作专项项目 (2013FY112600);科技部国家高技术研究发展计划 (863计划) 主题项目 (2012AA021801);中国科学院大科学装置开放研究项目 (2009-LSFGBOWS-01)

On Plant Species, Population of Type Locality and iFlora

 FANG  Wei, LIU  En-De   

  1. Key Laboratory of Plant Biodiversity and Biogeography, Kunming Institute of Botany,
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, China
  • Received:2013-10-15 Online:2013-11-25 Published:2013-10-25



关键词: 植物物种调查, iFlora, 地方繁育种群, 产地模式, 模式产地种群


Clarifying plant species is the base of plant taxonomical research and also the premise of iFlora, for which investigations on plant species provide the most basal and important research materials. However, field investigations traditionally are for the flora of some regions or for collecting some kinds of plant resources, but for the local populations of species. Investigation and research of plant species on population level therefore need to be concerned and implemented in the plan of iFlora, in which “individual (specimens)(local breeding) populationplant species” will be the core clue. Different from the past, the field investigation will be targeted at local breeding population and collects morphological, ecological and genetical information as direct proof applied to taxonomical discussion and foundiation of species′ database. Furthermore we should place great importance on populations of type loaclity. Due to fragmentary type specimens and simple original descriptions, researchers have to actively consider “topotype” and “population of type locality” as the extension of “type”. Populations of type locality, which are like as “Golden Spikes” of geology, are more than just footnotes of type specimens, but provide authoritative and abundant information sources for the taxonomical research of plant species.

Key words:  Plant Species, iFlora, Local Breeding Population, Topotype, Population of Type Locality