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Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy
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Volume 44, Issue 4 - Dec 2014
Volume 44, Issue 3 - Sep 2014
Volume 44, Issue 2 - Jun 2014
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A new taxon of Hymenophyllum (Hymenophyllaceae): H. wrightii f. serratum
Lee, Chang Shook ; Lee, Kanghyup ; Lee, Seong Gwon ; Ebihara, Atsushi ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 233~237
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.233
A new taxon, Hymenophyllum wrightii f. serratum C.S. Lee & K. Lee (Hymenophyllaceae), forma nov. was collected and described from forests in Mt. Halla, Jeju-do, Korea. This taxon, H. wrightii f. serratum C.S. Lee & K. Lee (vernacular name: 'Gu-reum-cheo-nyeo-i-kki') was distinguished from H. wrightii f. wrightii by having smaller leaves, broader basal part of leaf blade, broad-ovate laminae, larger sori and serrate margins of lips of involucres. The new taxon's name is based on serrate margin shape of the lips. A Korean name, 'Gu-reum-cheo-nyeo-i-kki', was newly given based on its habitat. Descriptions and its photograph in the habitat are provided along with a key to the species of Hymenophyllum from Korea.
A new species of Juncus (Juncaceae): J. baekdusanensis M. Kim
Yun, Kyeong Won ; Jo, Hyun ; Kim, Muyeol ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 238~241
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.238
A new species, Juncus baekdusanensis M. Kim (Juncaceae), has been named and described from Mt. Baekdu of the Korean peninsula. Juncus baekdusanensis shares several characters (terete leaf blades with leaf sheath auricles, between 1 and 2 flowered inflorescences, and 2 bracteoles) with its related species J. tenuis Willd. It is, however, distinct from J. tenuis which have 1-flowered inflorescences, green perianth, lanceolate perianth segments, acuminate perianth apexes, small capsules, and lowland grassland habitats by having 2-flowered inflorescences, reddish green perianth, ovate perianth segments, acute perianth apexes, large capsules, and highland swamp habitats.
First record of Diplazium mettenianum (Miq.) C. Chr. var. metteniamum (Athyriaceae) from Korea
Lee, Chang Shook ; Lee, Kanghyup ; Ko, Sun Yeul ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 242~246
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.242
The newly recorded species, Diplazium mettenianum (Miq.) C. Chr. var. mettenianum (Athyriaceae) was collected from a forest in Min-oreum, Jeju-do. D. mettenianum var. mettenianum (vernacular name: 'Kit-ju-reum-go-sa-ri') is distinguished from other Korean congeners of the genus Diplazium by having pinnae shallowly or halfway lobed, lower pinnae stalked, lanceolate, pinna segments serrate margin and obtuse apex. A new Korean name, 'Kit-ju-reum-go-sa-ri', was given based on the shape of pinna halfway lobed. Descriptions and illustrations of this taxon and its photograph in the habitat are provided along with a key to the species of Diplazium from Korea.
A newly naturalized species in Korea: Carex scoparia Schkuhr ex Willd. var. scoparia (Cyperaceae)
Cheon, Kyeong-Sik ; Chung, Kyong-Sook ; Im, Hyoung-Tak ; Yoo, Ki-Oug ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 247~249
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.247
A newly naturalized plant, Carex scoparia Schkuhr ex Willd. var. scoparia, was found in Mt. Hanseok, Injegun, Gangwon-do, Korea. It belongs to sect. Ovales Kunth and had been known from North America, and was introduced into Europe and New Zealand. This species distinguished from related taxa in Asia, Carex maackii Maxim. and Carex leporina L., by pistillate scales lanceolate and having large perigynia. We propose the new Korean name, 'Han-seok-sa-cho', based on its first collecting place. We also provide descriptions for morphological characters, illustrations, photographs and keys to allied taxa.
Genetic relationship of Aloe vera 'Saengjang', a new forma, based on cpDNA and ITS sequence variation
Srikanth, Krishnamoorthy ; Jang, Seon Il ; Whang, Sung Soo ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 250~256
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.250
This study was carried out to understand the genetic relationship of three Aloe spp. cultivated in Korea, A. saponaria, A. vera and A. arborescens and a new variant in Korea based on three plastid (matK, trnL-F, rbcL) and one nuclear (ITS regions) DNA barcode markers. A total of 2,420 bp sequence was amplified. Two indels were detected in the trnL region, and also several species specific nucleotide loci were detected in all 29 parsimonious informative sites, and 148 variable sites were detected among four taxa studied while 170 variable and 75 parsimonious sites were detected when other Aloe spp. in worldwide were used. An UPGMA phenogram with 10,000 bootstrap replication showed that the new variant was closest to A. vera. The variant was not morphologically and genetically concurrent with any reported species so far. The clustering of Aloe species were broadly in agreement with previously reported results.
Two unrecorded fern species from Korean flora: Cyclosorus penangianus (Hook.) Copel. (Thelypteridaceae) and Pteris fauriei Hieron. (Pteridaceae)
Moon, Myung-Ok ; Yun, Na Rae ; La, Eun Hwa ; Lim, Jina ; Kim, Dae-Shin ; Kim, Chan-Soo ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 257~260
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.257
While preparing a floristic study of Korean Pteridophytes, we discovered the following two unrecorded species from Jeju Island: Cyclosorus penangianus (Hook.) Copel. and Pteris fauriei Hieron. C. penangianus can be distinguished from other Korean congeners of the genus Cyclosorus by having exindusiate sori, toward with sinus of ultimate segments of veinlets more than 4. P. fauriei can be distinguished from other Korean congeners of the genus Pteris by having ultimate segments with entire margins, veins reaching to leaf margin and membraneous petiolar scales.
Morphological diagnostic characters of Isodon (Lamiaceae) in Korea
Ma, Younju ; Kim, Sangtae ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 261~275
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.261
Although a few recent taxonomic studies focusing on infraspecific taxa in each species of Isodon have been reported, a detailed taxonomic revision of the Korean Isodon taxa has yet to be performed. We investigated the morphological characters of Korean Isodon based on approximately 600 herbarium sheets from major herbaria in Korea and Japan. We identified characters which distinguish seven Korean Isodon taxa and created a key to Korean Isodon based on the results from this study and on recent studies of the Korean Isodon taxa. The following unique characters for several taxa were recognized: 1) dense non-glandular hairs in stems for I. inflexus var. canescens (over 70 ea/mm on one side of the stem), 2) dense glandular hairs on the abaxial surface of the leaf for I. serra (over
), 3) protruding pistils and stamens from the corolla with the length of the protruding part longer than that of the lower lobe of corolla for I. japonicus, and 4) the presence of non-glandular hairs on the entire surface of the fruit of I. inflexus var. microphyllus. Based on this study, we recognized that there are four species, two varieties, and one forma of Isodon taxa in Korea.
Two unrecorded alien plants in South Korea: Holosteum umbellatum L. and Asperugo procumbens L.
Lee, Hye-Jeong ; Jung, Su-Young ; Park, Soo-Hyun ; Yun, Seok-Min ; Yang, Jong-Cheol ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 276~280
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.276
Two alien plants Holosteum umbellatum L. and Asperugo procumbens L., belonging to Boraginaceae and Caryophyllaceae, respectively, have been first recorded in Hongseong-gun, Chungcheongnam-do and Incheon, South Korea. This initial investigation reports to inform the importance of detection and extermination of these potential weeds in surrounding areas. Furthermore, we report the morphological characteristic features of these two alien plants.
Pollination study of Euphorbia helioscopia (Euphorbiaceae)
Kim, Deog-Il ; Park, Ki-Ryong ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 281~287
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.281
The present study was conducted to understand the growth pattern, pollinators and their frequency of visits of Euphorbia helioscopia population which is located at Tongyoung areas in Korea. The vegetative parts of the species grow early in March, and flowering begins in the middle of the month, and pollination was completed at the mid of April. As a typical form of early spring type, the fruits of E. helioscopia were matured between early in April and May, and the upper parts of plants were disappeared between May and June. During the blooming season about 11 insects species which belong to Diptera, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera and Heteroptera were the most common groups found on this plants. Among them the species of Diptera are the most dominant pollinators for E. helioscopia which is concordant to previous reports in Euphorbia species. Despite of significant numbers of insect visitors in Euphorbia species being reported, E. helioscopia attracts only 11 insect species in study areas, and the paucity of species probably associates with the insect fauna in Tongyoung areas or typical patterns of early spring bloomer of Euphorbias. We observed majority of Diptera species to visit in the morning, and the frequency of visit decreased in the afternoon. Thus, it suggests that the visiting activity of Diptera species is not associated with the temperature increase which was reported in Euphorbia species. However, the number of the cyathium during the blooming season is likely to be related to the frequency of visit of pollinators in E. helioscopia.
Analysis of the misguided practice of recognizing Gymnosperms as flowering plants
Lee, Kyu Bae ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 44, issue 4, 2014, Pages 288~297
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2014.44.4.288
The aim of this study is to analyse misinformation about gymnosperm taxon used for over 57 years, since 1957 when plant biology as a discipline was established in our country. That is, terminologies and descriptions of the reproductive structure (flower) of angiosperms (flowering seed plants) have been incorrectly applied to the reproductive structures (typically cones and pollen grain) of gymnosperms (non-flowering seed plants) by numerous and various media such as text books, dictionaries, and internet websites for plant biology. Thus, these resources have been misleading teachers, students, and other people interested in plant biology in general and taxonomy in particular by describing gymnosperm reproductive structures as if they are the same as angiosperms. Such a practice has an especially adverse effect on plant biology education at all levels of instruction, with teachers and students confused in their understanding of the concept and definition of a flower. In this paper, these incorrect expressions for the reproductive structures of gymnosperms from the various media are analysed and discussed in terms of cladogram, anatomy of reproductive structures, and historical context of classification systems.