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Ethnobotany of Jeju Island, Korea
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Plant Resources
  • Volume 28, Issue 2,  2015, pp.217-234
  • Publisher : The Plant Resources Society of Korea
  • DOI : 10.7732/kjpr.2015.28.2.217
 Title & Authors
Ethnobotany of Jeju Island, Korea
Kim, Hyun-Jun; Jeong, Hea-Seok; Kang, Shin-Ho;
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The ethnobotanical study was conducted to record and conserve the traditional knowledge of botanical taxa in Jeju island, Korea from March to November, 2011. According to the survey results, derived from 1,774 sheets of 177 residents at 78 places, the ethnobotanical plants in Jeju island consisted of a total 356 taxa; 103 families, 260 genera, 312 species, 2 subspecies, 37 varieties and 5 form. The analysis of usage for 365 taxa showed that the medicinal use was the highest with 284 taxa, followed by edible with 145 taxa, ritual with 36 taxa, craft with 31 taxa and timber with 31 taxa respectively. The leaf of plant was the most useful part, followed by stem and whole plant. The most frequently mentioned taxon was Plantago asiatica (34 citations), followed by Artemisia princeps (32 citations) and Lonicera japonica (30 citations).
Jeju Island;Traditional Knowledge;Ethnobotanical study;
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