Folia geobotanica & phytotaxonomica

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 225–251 | Cite as

On salt marsh vegetation in North Korea

  • Jiří Kolbek
  • Jiří Dostálek
  • Ivan Jarolímek
  • Ivan Ostrý
  • Li Sek-Ha


The salt marsh vegetation on the west coast of North Korea was studied by the method of the Zürich-Montpellier school. The following communities were distinguished:Suaedetum japonicae, Scirpetum iseensis, Artemisietum fukudo, and the following were described as new:Triglochini maritimae-Phragmitetum communis, Artemisio capillaris-Salsoletum komarovii andSalsolo komarovii-Rosetum rugosae. The phytocoenological material was also analysed by means of numerical techniques.

The population density ofSuaeda japonica was examined in accordance with the distance from the sea. The description of the zoning of the vegetation was based on the study of transects three localities and was supplemented by chemical analyses of the soil.


Salt marsh vegetation North Korea Syntaxonomy Numerical classification Zonation o vegetation Soil analyses Suaeda japonica 


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© Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiří Kolbek
    • 1
  • Jiří Dostálek
    • 1
  • Ivan Jarolímek
    • 2
  • Ivan Ostrý
    • 1
  • Li Sek-Ha
    • 3
  1. 1.Botanical Institute of Czechoslovak Academy of SciencesPrůhoniceCzechoslovakia
  2. 2.Institute of Experimental Biology and Ecology of S. A. S.BratislavaCzechoslovakia
  3. 3.Botanical Institute of Academy of SciencesPyongyangKorea

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