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Systematics Section

Kim, Chan-Soo [1], Moon, Myung-Ok [2], Sun, Byung-Yoon [3], Kim, Moon-Hong [4].

Two new species of Prunus (Rosaceae) from Korea.

Two new species of Prunus (Rosaceae), P. hallasanensis and P. minima, are described and illustrated. P. hallasanensis is morphologically most similar to P. sargentii. Twigs, both surfaces of leaves, petiols, pedicels, calyx tubes, calyx lobes, ovaries and styles of P. hallasanensis are covered by hairs, while in the parts of P. sargentii are glabrous. P. minima is similar to P. japonica. But this new species have a pilose branchlets, leaf blade 1-2.5 ㎝ long and 0.5-1.5 cm wide, lanceolate-oblong to ovate, apex caudate or apiculate, base rotundate, margin lacerate or acutely incised, stamens ca. 40 and slightly longer than style, calyx tube turbinate, lanceolate, longer than hypanthium, margin dentate, apex acute and recurved. This research was surported by a grant (no. 052-081-070) from the Development of identification and classification systems of plant resources of the Korean Peninsula, Flora of Korea Project by the Ministry of Environ of the Korean Government.

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1 - Korea Forest Research Institute, Warm-Temperate Forest Research Center, Seogwipo, Jeju, 697-050, Republic of Korea
2 - Jeju National University, Research Institute for Basic Science, Jeju, Jeju, 690, Republic of Korea
3 - Chonbuk National University, Division of Biological Sciences, Jeonju, Jeonbuk, 761, Republic of Korea
4 - Jeju National University, Dept. of Biology, Jeju, Jeju, 690-756, Republic of Korea

Keywords:
new species
Prunus.

Presentation Type: Poster:Posters for Sections
Session: P
Location: Hall A/Convention Center
Date: Monday, August 2nd, 2010
Time: 5:30 PM
Number: PSY018
Abstract ID:289


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