Plant Diversity ›› 2001, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

• Articles •    

The Floristic Characteristics and Geographical Distribution of Rosaceae in Yunnan

XU Ting-Zhi   

  1. Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Online:2001-04-25 Published:2001-04-25

Abstract: Rosaceae is one of the five largest families of Yunnan flora, consisting of 41 genera and 456 species. The total species mumber is slightly less than those of Compositae, Graminae, Orchidaceae, and Papilionaceae in Yunnan.The percentage of genera and species numbers is 74.5% and 52.2% of the total number in the rosaceous flora in China respectively.

Key words: Flora, Geographical elements