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Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 2012;42(2): 116-125.
doi: https://doi.org/10.11110/kjpt.2012.42.2.116
희귀·특산식물 매미꽃의 분포와 자생지 식생특성 및 보전 지위 평가
손성원 , 정재민 , 신재권 , 이병천 , 박광우 , 박선주
Distribution, vegetation characteristics and assessment of the conservation status of a rare and endemic plant, Coreanomecon hylomeconoides Nakai
Sung Won Song , Jae Min Chung , Jae Kwon Shin , Byung Chun Lee , Kwang Woo Park , Seon Joo Park
Abstract
The distribution, vegetation characteristics and an assessment of the conservation status of the Korea endemic species Coreanomecon hylomeconoides Nakai were investigated to collect biological basic data to formulate a conservation strategy. According to the distribution map of C. hylomeconoides based on the literature, specimen information, and local field surveys, natural populations of C. hylomeconoides are intensively distributed in the Southern regions of the peninsula, around Gyeongsangnam-do and Jeollanan-do. C. hylomeconoides was distributed in the middle and low slope adjacent to a valley. The altitude ranged from 227 m to 744 m, with inclinations of 5-10o. As a result of a vegetation survey within natural populations, a total of 238 taxa were identified from 29 quadrates in 8 natural populations. The importance value of C. hylomeconoides is 25.34% based on the coverage and frequency of the herbaceous layer with in the populations. The species diversity of the occurrence of the species in 8 natural populations was 1.52, while the averages of species evenness and the dominance values were calculated to be 0.83 and 0.17, respectively. As a result of assessing the conservation status through IUCN Red List criteria, C. hylomeconoides was evaluated as Near Threatened (NT). Conservation strategies are also discussed for the sustainable conservation of C. hylomeconoides.
KeyWords: IUCN 적색목록 Coreanomecon hylomeconoides, Korean endemic plant, distribution, ecological characteristics, IUCN Red List
주요어: 매미꽃, 특산식물, 분포, 식생환경특성
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