Plant Diversity ›› 2008, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (03): 295-307.DOI: 10.3724 SP.J.1143.2008.07158

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Fundamental Features of Guangxi Flora of China

WEI Yi-Gang   

  1. Guangxi Institute of Botany , Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Prefecture and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guilin 541006 , China
  • Received:2007-07-30 Online:2008-06-25 Published:2008-06-25
  • Contact: WEI Yi-Gang

Abstract: Guangxi flora is influenced by the Tonkin Gulf region under the Paleotropic Kingdom and Yunnan , Guizhou, Guangxi region under the Holarctic Floristic Kingdom . The province harbors 8 565 species in 1 819 genera and 285 families of vascular plants. This paper floristically focuses on seed plant families and genera in Guangxi. The flora basically consists of tropical to subtropical elements with transitional characteristics between temperate and tropical floras, as indicated by the presence of the endemics .

Key words: Guangxi Province

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