An updated checklist of aquatic plan…

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An updated checklist of aquatic plants of Myanmar and Thailand

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The flora of Tropical Asia is among the richest in the world, yet the actual diversity is estimated to be much higher than previously reported. Myanmar and Thailand are adjacent countries that together occupy more than the half the area of continental Tropical Asia. This geographic area is diverse ecologically, ranging from cool-temperate to tropical climates, and includes from coast, rainforests and high mountain elevations. An updated checklist of aquatic plants, which includes 78 species in 44 genera from 24 families, are presented based on floristic works. This number includes seven species, that have never been listed in the previous floras and checklists. The species (excluding non-indigenous taxa) were categorized by five geographic groups with the exception of to reflect the rich diversity of the countries' floras.

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Yu Ito
Mr
University of Canterbury Christchurch New Zealand
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Yu Ito
Mr
University of Canterbury Christchurch New Zealand
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Yu Ito
Mr
University of Canterbury Christchurch New Zealand

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Biodiversity Data Journal

Publication Date

Jan 6, 2014

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May 8, 2014

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