Floristic regions of Thailand

Recent research shows that Thailand can be divided into four floristic regions [1], including:

(1) Southern, (2) Northern, (3) Eastern. (4) Central

These provinces differ from the seven regions used at present in the Flora of Thailand Project [2], which include:

(1) Northern. (2) North-eastern, (3) Eastern, (4) South-western, (5) Central, (6) South-eastern, and (7) Peninsular.


References

  1. P. C. Van Welzen et al., The current and future status of floristic provinces in Thailand, Land Use, Climate Change and Biodiversity Modeling: Perspectives and Applications. Edited by Trisurat Y, Shrestha RP, Alkemade R. IGI Global, pp. 219–247, 2011.
  2. T. Smitinand, The Genus Dipterocarpus Gaertn. F. in Thailand. Royal Forest Department, 1958.
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