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, Volume 41, Issue 8, pp 913–917 | Cite as

Wild Plant Species with Extremely Small Populations Require Conservation and Reintroduction in China

  • Hai Ren
  • Qianmei Zhang
  • Hongfang Lu
  • Hongxiao Liu
  • Qinfeng Guo
  • Jun Wang
  • Shuguang Jian
  • Hai’ou Bao
Synopsis

Keywords

Wild Plant State Protection Endangered Plant State Forestry Wild Plant Species 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was supported by the National Science Foundation of China (31170493) and the Guangdong Sci-Tech Planning Project (2010B060200039). Although the research described in this article has been funded in part by the above-mentioned agencies, it has not been subjected to the Agencies’ required peer and policy review and, therefore, does not necessarily reflect the views of the agencies and no official endorsement should be inferred. We thank Prof Bruce Jaffee for polishing the English.

Supplementary material

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Fig. 1. The distribution of 120 plant species with extremely small populations in China. (Revised from State Forestry Administration of China, 2012) (JPEG 2.53┬ámb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hai Ren
    • 1
  • Qianmei Zhang
    • 1
  • Hongfang Lu
    • 1
  • Hongxiao Liu
    • 1
  • Qinfeng Guo
    • 2
  • Jun Wang
    • 1
  • Shuguang Jian
    • 1
  • Hai’ou Bao
    • 3
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Vegetation Restoration and Management of Degraded Ecosystems, South China Botanical GardenChinese Academy of SciencesGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Southern Research StationUSDA Forest ServiceAshevilleUSA
  3. 3.Lushan Botanical GardenJiangxi Province and Chinese Academy of SciencesJiujiangChina

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