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Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy
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Volume 46, Issue 2 - Jun 2016
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Phylogenetic study of the section Adonanthe of genus Adonis L. (Ranunculaceae) based on ITS sequences
Son, Dong Chan ; Park, Beom Kyun ; Ko, Sung Chul ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 1~12
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.1
DNA sequences of nrITS regions obtained from 49 accessions representing 12 species and one variety within the section Adonanthe of the genus Adonis were analyzed to test the previous intra-sectional classification system and to determine their phylogenetic relationships. The results showed that the seven accessions of A. amurensis Regel et Radde included in the present study did not form a monophyletic group, as some of the accessions showed a close relationship with the Japanese endemic species A. ramosa Franch., which implies that the current species delimitation and identification of A. amurensis is problematic. Adonis pseudoamurensis W. T. Wang, which is frequently misidentified as A. ramosa in Korea, formed a segregated group, which suggests that they should not be considered as conspecific taxa. Accessions from A. shikokuensis Nishikawa et Koji Ito, A. multiflora Nishikawa et Koji Ito, and A. pseudoamurensis formed a clade, but monophyly of each species was not evident. The nrITS data did not support the classification system proposed by Wang, who classified sect. Adonanthe into four series, as most of these were found to be either polyphyletic or paraphyletic.
Taxonomy of tribe Neillieae (Rosaceae): Neillia
Oh, Sang-Hun ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 13~32
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.13
Neillieae was traditionally recognized as a small tribe in Rosaceae, which consists of Neillia, Stephanandra, and Physocarpus. Recently, Stephanandra was merged into Neillia based on molecular phylogenetic analyses, meaning that Neillieae now contains Neillia and Physocarpus. The genus Neillia is distinguished from Physocarpus by ovate to lanceolate leaves with acuminate to caudate apices, racemose or paniculate inflorescences, and a unicarpellate (rarely bicarpellate) gynoecium. Plants of Neillia are distributed from the Himalayas across China and Korea to Japan in the east, and south to Indonesia. This study provides a taxonomic treatment of Neillia based on a morphological examination of herbarium specimens, including types, and field observations, as the second part of the taxonomic revision of the tribe Neillieae. A summary of the phylogeny of Neillia, keys to the species, nomenclatural reviews, descriptions, distribution maps, and lists of specimens examined are provided. Twelve species with ten varieties are recognized in Neillia. A lectotype was designated here for the following species: N. sinensis f. glanduligera and N. thyrsiflora.
Historic plant specimens collected from the Korean Peninsula in the early 20th century (I)
Im, Hyoung-Tak ; Son, Hyun-Duk ; Im, Jae-Suk ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 33~54
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.33
Many of the historic plant specimens collected from the Korean Peninsula in the early 20th century deposited in herbaria in Korea were destroyed during the Korean War. However, duplicates of the specimens deposited in the Herbarium of the University of Tokyo (TI) remained unharmed. We examined historic plant specimens, identified undetermined specimens, and made a list to provide fundamental information on the early taxonomic history of Korea. One set of duplicate specimens was donated by TI and deposited into the Chonnam National University herbarium (CNU) and into the herbarium of the National Institute of Biological Resources in Korea (KB).
Justicia kampotiana Benoist (Acanthaceae): a new record for the flora of Vietnam
Hai, Do Van ; Khoi, Nguyen Khac ; Choudhary, Ritesh Kumar ; Yunfei, Deng ; Lee, Sangjin ; Lee, Joongku ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 55~59
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.55
Justicia kampotiana Benoist (Acanthaceae) is reported as a new record for the flora of Vietnam. This species differs from its allied species J. ingrata Benoist in having corolla outside pubescent, tubes slightly longer than limbs and considerably shorter petioles. Description, line drawing and color photographs are provided for species identification. Furthermore, a comparison of the diagnostic characters with those of related species is made.
The complete plastid genome of Scopolia parviflora (Dunn.) Nakai (Solanaceae)
Park, Jin Hee ; Lee, Jungho ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 60~64
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.60
Scopolia parviflora of the family Solanaceae is an endemic species of Korea and a traditional Korean medicinal plant. The plastid genome was sequenced by next-generation sequencing (NGS) method. The characterized cp genome is 156,193 bp in size; the large single-copy (LSC) region is 86,364 bp, the inverted repeat (IR) is 25,905 bp, and the small single copy (SSC) region is 18,019 bp. The overall GC content of the plastid genome amounts to 37.61%. The cp genome contains 113 genes and 21 introns, including 80 proteincoding genes, four RNA genes, 30 tRNA genes, 20 group II introns, and one group I intron. A phylogenetic analysis showed that Scopolia parviflora was closely related to Hyoscyamus niger.
A bibliography of six foreign plant collectors (Imai, Mills, Furumi, Nomura, Saito, and Okuyama) in North Korea
Chang, Chin-Sung ; Kim, Hye-Won ; Kim, Hui ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 65~82
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.65
Korean Peninsula Flora Database (KPF database), developed by T.B. Lee Herbarium of Seoul National University comprises ca. 65,000 accessions of vascular plants collected from Korean peninsula from 1850 to 1945. Among these, material from North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) is represented with ca. 33,000 accessions. The largest part of this material [ca. 4287 accessions (13%) from North Korea] originates from five Japanese and one American collectors, such as Imai, Hanjiro, Mills, Ralph Garfield, Furumi, Masatomi, Nomura, Naohiko, Saito, Tatsumoto, and Okuyama, Shunki from 1909 to 1942. These data are the third largest holding (13%) of North Korean collections after Komarov, V.L and Nakai, T. A part of scientific report about the results of these expeditions had been published before, but the present publication set it sights on giving a first overview of the itineraries and the materials collected by five collectors in North Korea. Among these, Saito has by far the largest collection with 1,730 specimens, followed by five collectors in order with 1,067, 532, 510, 368 and 370 accessions by Mills, Nomura, Okuyama, Furumi, and Imai respectively.
Vascular plant diversity and vegetation of Yokjido Island in Tongyeong-si, Korea
Kim, Jung-Hyun ; Jung, Eun-Hee ; Lee, Kyeong-Ui ; Nam, Chun-Hee ; Park, Sung-Ae ; Park, Chan-Ho ; Nam, Gi-Heum ; Lee, Byoung Yoon ; Suh, Min Hwan ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 83~116
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.83
This study was carried out to investigate the flora and vegetation of Yokjido Island in Tongyeong-si, Korea. Vascular plants collected six times (from March of 2015 to January of 2016) were identified as 547 taxa in total, including 113 families, 354 genera, 487 species, four subspecies, 50 varieties, four forms and two hybrids. The first records from this region contained 314 taxa. In the flora of this area, endemic Korean species numbered eight taxa, and the red list of vascular plants according to the IUCN valuation basis numbered six taxa. In addition, 86 taxa of floristic regional indicator plants specially designated by the Ministry of Environment are included. Among the species investigated in this survey, 99 taxa were identified as specific species bio-geographically as compared floras of other terrestrial regions; 97 taxa of plants in southern areas and two taxa of limited distribution plants on the Korean Peninsula. In all, 74 naturalized plants were recorded in the investigated area. Samples of the forest vegetation of Yokjido Island were mainly classified as Pinus thunbergii community and the Alus firma community. Vertical structures of the communities were stable, and a DBH-class analysis showed that the dominant tree species would be maintained. If disturbance factors such as thinning could be halted, the composition of woody species and herbaceous species would change.
A new record of Lycopus charkeviczii Prob. (Lamiaceae) in Korea
Son, Dong Chan ; Yang, Jong-Cheol ; Kim, Hyun-Jun ; Lee, Kang-Hyup ; Ji, Seong-Jin ; Chang, Kae Sun ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 117~123
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.117
Lycopus charkeviczii Prob. (Lamiaceae Martinov) is found in all provinces of the Korean Peninsula, excluding Jeju-do. This species is closely related to L. lucidus Turcz. ex Benth., having such characters as persistent calyx of which the length is longer than the nutlets, and narrowly lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate leaves. However, it is distinguished from L. lucidus by its parted calyx and its smooth or rarely glandular nutlets with an irregularly toothed apex. This taxon was named 'San-swip-ssa-ri' in Korean based on its habitat. We provide a description, illustrations, photographs, and a key of related taxa in Korea.
Carex poculisquama Kük. (Cyperaceae) and its distribution in Korea
Hong, Jeong-Ki ; Kim, Sun-Yu ; Kim, Jin-Seok ; Nam, Gi-Heum ; Kim, Jung-Hyun ;
Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy, volume 46, issue 1, 2016, Pages 124~127
DOI : 10.11110/kjpt.2016.46.1.124
., recorded only in the literature in Korea, was confirmed to be distributed in limestone zones in the country. Carex poculisquama is most similar to species in the section Occlusae, such as C. ligulata Nees, but it differs in its rhombic-elliptic perigynium and by the presence of short hairs on the veins of its utricles. We provide here a description, illustrations, and photographs of C. poculisquama and a key to the species.